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Challenges around financing the UK's transport infrastructure (video)

Lauren Pamma, Green Finance Institute

The challenges and opportunities for the private and public sector of providing and sourcing funding for the UK’s sustainable transport infrastructure will be discussed at this year’s Smart Transport National Conference.

Taking place at The Eastside Rooms in Birmingham, on 21 and 22 November, the high-level conference will bring together senior transport leaders who help shape transport policy and deliver its infrastructure.

Lauren Pamma, transport programme director at the Green Finance Institute, will join E-Rail director Simon Dorman for the finance session taking place during the morning of Day 2 (22 November).

VIDEO: Watch Lauren talk about what to expect from the finance session:

About the speaker:

Lauren joined the Green Finance Institute in December 2020 as programme director, leading the Coalition for the Decarbonisation of Transport, which focuses on developing new financial products and solutions to help accelerate the decarbonisation of transport.

Her career at Lloyds Banking Group spanned 16 years and saw her hold a number of finance, strategy and commercial roles, primarily within the asset finance division.

Most recently she led the electrification agenda for Lex Autolease, identifying ways to accelerate the transition to electric vehicles.

Lauren holds a BSc in Zoology from Liverpool University and is a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of England and Wales.

About the Smart Transport National Conference:

The Smart Transport National Conference aims to promote best in class initiatives from the private and public sector and bring people together through networking, knowledge transfer and discussion and is seen as UK's largest, trusted and most credible transport conference to facilitate public and private sector collaboration.

Speakers come from authorities and organisations such as The Department for Transport, England’s Economic Heartland, Birmingham City Council, Transport for West Midlands, Midlands Connect, TIER Mobility, CoMoUK, Lambeth Council, Cambridgeshire and Peterborough Combined Authority, Enterprise Holdings, FedEx, WPS, Worldline and Hertfordshire County Council and many more.

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