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.
Continuing Professional Development
This event can contribute towards your Continuing Professional Development (CPD) hours as part of the IET's CPD monitoring scheme.
14 Dec 2022
6:00pm - 9:30pm
London Local Network
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.
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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
20:00 Networking drinks reception
21:30 Event Close
Free of charge