Insight: Supporting Delivery of Government Priorities and the National Infrastructure Strategy
UKCRIC's systemic approach is essential to de-risking the UK’s planned £600Bn 10-year investment in infrastructure
Through intensive engagement activities with experienced professionals across public, private and third sector organisations and academic researchers, the resulting ‘Competencies Framework’ provides the potential to directly inform practice, and improve higher education and workplace training.
Taking a broad view of the infrastructure policy ‘sector’, encompassing traditional infrastructure areas (including water, waste, energy, green infrastructure, transport and digital) and professionals and organisations involved in decision-making across the public, private and third sector, the project sought to answer the question – ‘What specific competencies and types of expertise are required from infrastructure policy professionals as they address complex global challenges?
It combines a review of existing competency frameworks with interviews with experienced professionals.
The report identifies three competency focus areas for infrastructure policy professionals:
Key takeaways infrastructure practitioners include:
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