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Connecting Infrastructure with Housing: a London perspective, London

  • Lecture
  • London
  • 11 November 2019
  • 18:30 - 20:00
Connecting Infrastructure with Housing: a London perspective, London

About this event

Lecture and networking drinks

This is the fourth lecture of the year as part of the 2019 ICE London Knowledge programme.

Speakers will present their ideas on how we can better integrate the delivery of housing and infrastructure in the capital. It will recap the findings of ICE’s 2019 State of the Nation report, published in September 2019.

The event will be followed by networking drinks and canapes in the exhibition space at One Great George Street.


Chris Richards

Head of Policy and Public Affairs, Institution of Civil Engineers (ICE)

Chris Richards

Chris joined ICE as Head of Policy and Public Affairs in October 2018 and is responsible for the transfer of insights and recommendations from ICE to decision makers. As divisional director with responsibility for ICE positions and external political messages, he reports to the Director General.

Prior to working at ICE, Chris held several senior positions including Head of Business Environment Policy at EEF as well as key roles at the IET and Royal Academy of Engineering.


Sharon Strutt, MRTPI

Head of Regeneration, London Borough of Redbridge

Sharon Strutt

Sharon has a wealth of expertise developing spatial strategies for growth and regeneration, with over 10 years’ experience as a Head of Service in north and east London.

Sharon led production of the borough’s 15 year Regeneration Strategy for Redbridge, and is currently leading the regeneration of Ilford town centre; ensuring placemaking is at the heart of delivery. Sharon has successfully delivered a number of Mayoral initiatives, including those aimed at securing investment in physical and community infrastructure to unlock delivery of new homes and boost economic growth.

Chris Moores

Head of Planning, Crossrail 2, Transport for London

Chris Moores

Chris is responsible for making the case for and shaping the configuration of Crossrail 2, a proposed new £30bn railway which would run across the London and South East region’s southwest-northeast axis.

With more than 15 years of experience within Transport for London’s long term planning department, Local Authorities and the private sector, he previously played a key role in developing and examining a number of noteworthy transport project concepts backed by the former Mayor.


Victoria Hills

Chief Executive, Royal Town Planning Institute (RTPI)

Victoria Hills

Victoria joined the RTPI in April 2018 and utilises her 21 years’ experience and expertise in the fields of planning, transport and organisational leadership and development to drive forward the vision and strategic priorities for the 25,000-member strong RTPI.

Victoria previously worked for all three Mayors of London and was Chief Executive Officer of the Old Oak and Park Royal Development Corporation, where she established the UK’s second Mayoral Development Corporation. As Chief Executive of the RTPI, Victoria uses the convening role of the Institute to make the case for resourcing planning and advocating the important role of putting planning at the heart of government delivery for the quality places that people want to live in.

Ian Lindsay

 Senior Partner, aspireCP

ian lindsey

Ian is a Senior Partner at aspire, providing expert property advice in strategic land assembly, compulsory purchase and land value capture solutions, Ian is a Chartered Surveyor and property-led regeneration specialist with 30 years client-side experience.

Having spent many years in delivering major infrastructure projects, Ian was Crossrail’s Land & Property Director from 2011-2018, responsible for one of the most complex compulsory purchase programmes ever undertaken in the UK and for putting in place the design, planning and commercial contracts for 3.5m sq.ft of Over-Site development and 190,000 sq.m of public realm improvements.

Event venue

Institution of Civil Engineers
One Great George Street
London SW1P 3AA
United Kingdom

For more information please contact:

Edie Fairservice

e: Edie.fairservice@ice.org.uk