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Futureproofed Podcast

Unlocking opportunities in Infrastructure and Real Estate

Join us and uncover how emerging trends such technology and innovation are impacting major programmes across the real assets and infrastructure sectors. In each episode, we’ll explore this evolving landscape and discuss the latest insights with leading experts.

Episode 6: London Office Crane Survey: Winter 2023

For over 25 years the London Office Crane Survey has been a barometer of business and developer sentiment. Host Eoin Ó Murchú is joined by the team that created this survey, Sophie Allan (Director, Real Assets Advisory Deloitte) and Margret Doyle (Chief Insights Officer and Partner, Financial Services Deloitte) and Shravan Joshi MBE (Chairman of the Planning & Transportation Committee for the City of London Corporation) to discuss the latest insights and findings from the winter 2023 survey.

Episode 5: Building the Future: Navigating UK Construction Challenges

Necessity is the mother of all invention. From labour shortages to technology evolution, the industry is constantly adapting to deliver more efficient projects. Host Eoin Ó Murchú is joined by Gareth Lewis (CEO of Mace Construction) and Dan Gregory (Director from Deloitte’s Real Assets Advisory team) to discuss the last 12 months of the UK construction sector, and how it is responding to current and future challenges in the sector, along with innovations and changing skill requirements across the sector.

Episode 4: Disrupting Capital Projects with AI

Host Eoin Ó Murchú is joined by Deloitte Real Assets Advisory partner Hugh Dullage and the CEO of nPlan Dev Amratia as they discuss how AI and machine learning can optimise the delivery of Capital Projects. nPlan’s machine learning technology accurately forecasts the duration of construction projects and significantly supports the de-risking of major projects. This has earned nPlan recognition as a finalist in the recent Royal Academy of Engineering MacRobert award for engineering innovation.

Episode 3: Unlocking the Power of Data on Capital Projects

The use of data and disruptive technologies has a huge role to play in the Major Programmes. Host Eoin Ó Murchú is joined by Georgia Stillwell (a Manager of Customer Success at Alice Technologies) and Mike White (a Director from Deloitte’s Real Asset Advisory Team) to share their knowledge and experience of using data analytics to optimise and improve our Major Programmes.

Episode 2: Sustainable Capital Projects

The planning and delivery of capital programmes should not be limited to cost, schedule and risk considerations alone. Environmental and sustainability impacts, and their long-term effects on climate change, should be a central pillar across the lifecycle of capital programmes. In this episode, host Eoin Ó Murchú is joined by Deirdre O’Connor (Pfizer Global Supply Capital Projects Safety & Sustainability Senior Manager), Jo Hills (a Director from Deloitte’s Real Asset Advisory Team) and Devin-Paul O’Brien (a Director from Deloitte Consulting’s Major Programmes team) to share their knowledge and experience of making Capital Projects more sustainable.

Episode 1: A New Model for Delivering Infrastructure - Project 13

Project 13 champions a new integrated model for delivering infrastructure which focuses on aligned incentives to achieve better outcomes. Host Eoin Ó Murchú is joined by Melissa Zanocco (Head of Programmes for the Infrastructure Client Group) and Florence Julius (a Director from Deloitte’s Real Asset Advisory Team) to share their knowledge and perspective on the Project 13 initiative.

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