Delivering the Elizabeth Line; leading in complexity

After 22 years of planning and delivery, how the most advanced digital railway in the world was finally delivered. Exploring the triumphs and challenges of what was the biggest infrastructure programme in Europe.

This event will examine the story behind completing Crossrail and getting the Elizabeth Line open.

  • In particular an explanation of how the programme found itself in a lot of disarray and trouble after years of apparent success.
  • Including an explanation of the 5 key strategic lessons learned for current and future major programmes to consider.
  • Built Environment
  • Transport
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Continuing Professional Development

This event can contribute towards your Continuing Professional Development (CPD) hours as part of the IET's CPD monitoring scheme.

Time

14 Dec 2022

6:00pm - 9:30pm

Calendar
Add to Calendar 12/14/2022 18:00 12/14/2022 21:30 Delivering the Elizabeth Line; leading in complexity After 22 years of planning and delivery, how the most advanced digital railway in the world was finally delivered. Savoy Pl, London WC2R 0BL, UK

Organiser

London Local Network

Speakers

Mark Wild

Mark Wild

CEO - SGN

Mark Wild has more than 30 years of experience leading complex and critical infrastructure. He is aN electrical engineer with Bachelor’s (Hons) degree in Electrical and Electronic Engineering, and a Master’s in Business Administration. 

 

Mark started his career in the electricity sector, but the majority of his experience has been in transportation. He has had a long career in operating and building major transformation infrastructure. 

 

Mark is the former Managing Director of Westinghouse Signals and was the CEO of Public Transport Victoria. He is former Managing Director of London Underground and the former CEO of Crossrail, Europe’s largest infrastructure programme. 

 

Mark took up the role of CEO for SGN, one of the UK’s largest gas distribution networks, on 15 August 2022.

 

 



Location

IET London: Savoy Place

2 Savoy Place
London
WC2R 0BL
United Kingdom

The London headquarters of the IET.

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Programme

17:30  Speaker arrival and set up in Lecture Theatre

18:00  Arrival and registration with Tea/Coffee/Sandwiches (Riverside)

18:30  Lecture begins in the Kelvin Lecture Theatre

19:30  Q&A

20:00  Networking drinks reception

21:30  Event Close

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