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Infrastructure Risk

The Infrastructure Risk Special Interest Group is intended for individuals interested in all aspects of infrastructure risk as it relates to design; construction; management; funding; insurance; technology advances and resilience.

Group Chair: Wes Cadby

Team Members: Sam Olomo, Jemma Boyce, Vinay Shrivastava, Leigh Weston, James Main, Gareth ByattFaye Sellers

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Group aims and objectives

Our overarching aim is to help improve project performance within the Infrastructure space, both in the UK and internationally, by helping to improve the application of risk management thinking and process. In order to achieve this we will help shape and inform the development of ‘best’ practice risk management across projects, programmes and portfolios by providing a platform to:

1) Review existing and emerging risk management tools and techniques

2) Understand specific risks to infrastructure projects – supply chain, contract, natural hazard etc

3) Learn from risk management practice in high profile project case studies

4) Develop guidance for risk management

5) Serve as a forum for networking for risk management practitioners within the Infrastructure community


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Wes Cadby, CMIRM, Scoops CIR Magazine’s Risk Manager of the Year Award

Upcoming events

Infrastructure Delivery Risk Management

Date Tuesday 04 December 2018

12:00 – 16:00


Transport for London, 5 Endeavour Square, Westfield Avenue, Stratford, London, E20 1JN

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12:00 – 12:45 Lunch & Networking
12:45 – 16:00 Presentations
16:00 – 17:00 Networking

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Previous events

Date Tuesday 6th November 2018

12:00 – 12:45 Refreshments/ lunch 
12:45 - 16:00 Presentations and networking


Network Rail, 3rd Floor,  4 Travis Street, Manchester, M1 2NY

IRM Infrastructure Risk SIG Webinar: Infrastructure Risk Updates from Europe, the Middle East and Australia

Date Friday, 12 October 2018

10:00-11:30 UK

11:00-12:30 Kingdom of Saudi Arabia

18:00-19:30 Sydney

Webinar: Infrastructure Risk Updates from the UK, Middle East and Australia


Thursday 7th June, 2018


9-10:30am UK/11-12:30 Kingdom of Saudi Arabia/6-7:30pm Sydney


A meeting invite, including GoTo webinar joining details, will be sent out after you have registered for the event.


During this free webinar, we will have speakers from the UK, Middle East and Australia giving us an update on Infrastructure Risk topics.

There will also be a dedicated Q&A session.

The number of attendees will be limited.

Emerging Trends in Infrastructure Risk Management


Tuesday 20th February 2018


Refreshments: 13:30

Event begins: 14:00 - 16:30


Duff & Phelps
14th Floor, The Shard, 32 London Bridge St, London SE1 9SG

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View the summary of this event here.

View the meeting notes here.
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Infrastructure Risk Research

The IRM Infrastructure Risk SIG would like to support some research being conducted by Matthew Hannaway into the extent that cultural factors affect the implementation of risk management in infrastructure projects.

Matthew recently presented at our recent SIG event in Bristol, and the details as to how you can support his research are found via this link.

Discussion forum

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