Talking Infrastructure

Talking Infrastructure

Latest Episodes

S3E05: Ride the Change: shifting gears towards climate action
April 24, 2024

S3E05: Ride the Change: shifting gears towards climate action  For Earth Day 2024, we’re proud to be sponsoring the Ride the Change bike ride, an epic journey that spans the UK, Holland and Belgium. By raising climate pledges instead of cash, the ride – o

S3E04: Closing the net zero divide: how do we ensure no community is left behind?
March 20, 2024

Welcome to season 3 of AECOMs Talking Infrastructure podcast. Talking Infrastructure delves into the industrys hot topics, key projects, and the ground-breaking innovations that are helping to solve some of the worlds most complex infrastructure challe

S3E03: Engineer of the future: building tomorrow’s workforce
February 07, 2024

Building tomorrows workforce

S3E02: Lessons in collaboration from a UK rail success story: South Rail Systems Alliance
December 05, 2023

In this episode, we take you on a journey behind the scenes of one of the rail industrys most successful partnerships - the South Rail Systems Alliance (SRSA). The SRSA is one of three alliances set up to complete vital track renewals necessary to improv

S3E01: Hydrogen pioneers: advancing the energy transition
November 07, 2023

In this episode, host James Banks, Director of Marketing and Communications, Europe and India, speaks to three industry experts at the forefront of the hydrogen economy to find out about hydrogens pl

Going Green, Going Local: The Power of Local Leadership in Net Zero and Levelling Up
November 07, 2022

Our latest episode was recorded live at an AECOM-sponsored panel at the 2022 Labour Party Conference. Convened by leading thinktank Policy Exchange, the expert panel share how local leaders across the UK are building momentum to decarbonise cities and enc

Placemaking, Pride and Productivity: How Places Can Unlock Levelling Up
October 25, 2022

In the latest episode of AECOMs Talking Infrastructure podcast, we hear from Michael Gove MP, the former (and soon to be reappointed) Secretary of State for Levelling Up, Housing and Communities and Minister for Intergovernmental Relations, on the import

Data: when it comes to our infrastructure and major programmes, how do we get our approach right?
June 24, 2022

Digital, carbon and programme management experts from AECOM, Costain, Arup and Egis talk about the challenges that industry must face and solve to leverage the transformative power of data.

How do we deliver infrastructure that truly benefits society?
December 16, 2021

In the latest episode of AECOMs Talking Infrastructure podcast, AECOMs Chief Executive for India and Europe, Colin Wood, talks to Nick Smallwood, Chief Executive of the UK Infrastructure and Projects Authority. They discuss how to create ambition across

Building back better: how can infrastructure deliver positive social impact
December 07, 2020

Host James Banks is joined by Andy Mitchell, CEO at Thames Tideway, Terry Wong, MTR, and Colin Wood, CEO Europe at AECOM to explore the role infrastructure has to play in opening up new opportunities and supporting communities in the decades to come. Fur