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Michèle Dix to join National Infrastructure Commission

Michèle Dix to join National Infrastructure Commission

The Chancellor has today (10 October 2023) appointed Michèle Dix CBE – a former managing director of Crossrail 2 and director of planning at Transport for London – as a new Commissioner to join the National Infrastructure Commission. Announcing the appointment, Chancellor of the Exchequer Jeremy Hunt said: “We need high quality infrastructure to deliver...

10 Oct 2023 By
Sir John Armitt reappointed Chair and Julia Prescot appointed Deputy Chair
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Sir John Armitt reappointed Chair and Julia Prescot appointed Deputy Chair

Sir John Armitt has been reappointed as Chair of the National Infrastructure Commission for a further two years while current Commissioner Julia Prescot has been appointed Deputy Chair. In an announcement made by HM Treasury today (10 January 2023), the Chancellor has confirmed that Sir John’s tenure as Chair will now end in January 2025...

10 Jan 2023 By
Bridget Rosewell steps down as a Commissioner
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Bridget Rosewell steps down as a Commissioner

Bridget Rosewell is stepping down as a National Infrastructure Commissioner and will now support the Commission as a specialist adviser in the run up to the next National Infrastructure Assessment. The change in role follows Bridget’s appointment as a non-executive director of the UK Infrastructure Bank. During her seven-year tenure at the Commission, Bridget contributed...

3 Jan 2023 By
Commission’s plan to play its part in embedding diversity in infrastructure decision making
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Commission’s plan to play its part in embedding diversity in infrastructure decision making

The National Infrastructure Commission has set out a roadmap for ensuring its own staff team reflects the diversity of the UK, alongside making inclusion a key factor in analysing future policy questions to help infrastructure better serve the needs of all users. The Commission’s Diversity and Inclusion Strategy 2020-23 outlines plans to attract and retain...

1 Sep 2020 By
Dame Kate Barker steps down
Dame Kate Barker

Dame Kate Barker steps down

Dame Kate Barker has stepped down as a National Infrastructure Commissioner following her appointment as Chair-elect of the Universities Superannuation Scheme. During her time at the Commission, Dame Kate led policy development on water supply, flooding and on the relationship between housing development and infrastructure. She was one of four Commissioners appointed in April 2017....

3 Apr 2020 By
James Heath appointed National Infrastructure Commission’s Chief Executive
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James Heath appointed National Infrastructure Commission’s Chief Executive

James Heath, currently Director of Digital Infrastructure at the Department for Culture, Media and Sport (DCMS), has been appointed Chief Executive Officer of the National Infrastructure Commission. James led DCMS through the Future Telecoms Infrastructure Review and Telecoms Supply Chain Review, and had overall responsibility for broadband, mobile and telecoms security policy, and the Government’s...

25 Feb 2020 By
Armitt appointed as Commission Chair
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Armitt appointed as Commission Chair

Sir John Armitt has been appointed as the new Chair of the National Infrastructure Commission. He takes over from Lord Adonis, who resigned at the end of 2017. Sir John was formerly Deputy Chairman and has been a member of the Commission since it was formed in 2015. As Chair, he will lead the Commission...

18 Jan 2018 By
Interim arrangements announced for Commission leadership
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Interim arrangements announced for Commission leadership

Sir John Armitt is to lead the National Infrastructure Commission, while a replacement is found for Lord Adonis as chairman. Sir John is deputy chairman and has been a member of the Commission since its formation in 2015.  A permanent replacement for Lord Adonis as chairman will be appointed in due course. Later this year,...

5 Jan 2018 By

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