Young Professionals Panel

Providing fresh thinking to the Commission’s work in long term infrastructure planning.

Supporting and informing the Commission's work

Established in 2018, the Young Professionals Panel (YPP) supports and informs the Commission’s work and ensures a strong voice for the next generation of infrastructure leaders in the Commission’s programme.

The YPP brings together professionals from across industry, including quantity surveyors, engineers, economists and rail experts. Established in 2018 to provide fresh thinking to the National Infrastructure Commission’s work in long term infrastructure planning, a key goal of the panel is to raise awareness and engage younger audiences in shaping the future of the UK’s infrastructure.

A new cohort was appointed in July 2020 and a short biography of each member is set out below.

See the YPP's LinkedIn page

2018-2020 YPP cohort

Image of the Young Professionals Panel recording a podcastThe first group of 16 young professionals was appointed in 2018 and their tenure ended in April 2020.

Details of the work they undertook, including launching the Infra[un]structured podcast series, can be found on the Generational Shift pages via the link below.

Generational Shift

The YPP have produced a brief video explaining what ‘levelling up’ means, in the first of a series of explainers to help introduce key topics in economic infrastructure.

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