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Celebrating a decade of the Project Delivery Profession

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Above, (from left to right) Nick Borwell, Fiona Spencer, Tim Banfield, and Karina Singh. The Project Delivery Profession has been in existence for a decade now. It’s one of the youngest professions in government, and as you would expect it …

Being LGBT in government project delivery: “delivering for a diverse country requires a diverse civil service”

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This blog is part of the Infrastructure and Project Authority’s Role Models Campaign, which aims to increase diversity at all grades in the Project Delivery Profession. Karl Briggs is a Grade 6 Senior Project Manager in the Home Office. He …

The road ahead - a site visit to the A12 and A14 road improvement schemes

Project Delivery Advisor, Dan Samaila, from the Infrastructure and Projects Authority (IPA) shares his insightful visit to the A12 and A14 road improvement schemes.  Why do we need more roads?  This is a common question in the aftermath of the …

Reflecting on the new Elizabeth line by Alex Milbank

Elizabeth line train

Project Delivery Advisor, Alex Milbank, from the Infrastructure and Projects Authority (IPA) shares his experience of supporting the Department for Transport (DfT) in their delivery of the Crossrail project and attending an opening event for the Elizabeth line this May …

Government’s Vision: Building Back Better and Transforming Infrastructure Performance

Nick Smallwood, Chief Executive Officer of the Infrastructure and Projects Authority, discusses what the newly published National Infrastructure and Construction Pipeline and Transforming Infrastructure Performance: Roadmap to 2030 mean for the construction sector and the country's infrastructure.

Forget Instagram – the real influencers are the leaders who lift others up

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Lizzie Shelmerdine, Project Delivery Fast Streamer, shares her thoughts on International Women's Day on how to make a more inclusive workplace which allows everyone to excel in leadership roles.

Building back better, greener, faster: transforming the construction sector

Principle number seven; “be an intelligent client”, concisely sets out the role government has in establishing and encouraging the behaviours that will transform the construction sector and the delivery of our major projects. In line with that ambition, the government published the Construction Playbook this week. 

Diversity and Inclusion in Project Delivery

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2020 is the National Year of Inclusion for the Civil Service and the role of staff networks for supporting colleagues has become even more apparent during the pandemic. Both the Civil Service LGBT+ Network and Project Delivery Profession are here to support Civil Servants and provide a voice for their members across Government.