2023 Paris Infraweek, oct 9 - 13


The Paris Infraweek is the unique European Infrastructure Network bringing together the most influential global players of the infrastructure financing – LPs, GPs, lenders, arrangers, multilaterals infrastructure developers, lawyers, as well as government officials, etc.- during a whole week of 50+ dedicated roundtables and workshops featuring 250+ high-level speakers from all over the world.

Opening Addresses
[Plenary Session 1] The new Frontiers in Infrastructure: which Assets for which Needs?

Moderator: Bérénice ARBONA, Head of Infrastructure Debt, La Banque Postale Asset Management

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[Plenary Session 2] ESG Regulatory Backbone: How to Channel the Funding?

Moderator: Vivian NICOLI, Vice-présidente, Infrastructures – Europe et directrice générale, CDPQ Paris ; Vice-President, Infrastructure, Europe and Managing Director, CDPQ Paris

Structuration Financière et Juridique : Nouveaux Modèles de Financement

Moderator: Charles-Henri LARREUR, Managing Director, Santander, author of ‘Structured Finance: Leveraged Buyouts, Project Finance, Asset Finance and Securitization”,

  • Olivier AUBERT, Managing Director, SWEN Capital Partners
  • Jean-Christophe CAVANNA, Directeur - Credit and Political Risk Insurance, Diot-Siaci
  • Cendrine DELIVRE, Associé, CDE Avocat
  • Marisa FONTENIT, Directeur Project Finance, Scope Ratings
  • Christelle SALMON-LATASTE, Associée, Simon Associés
  • Balthazar SCHLUMBERGER, Directeur général, Simpl
[Plenary Session 3] Energy Transition: Defining the new Playground

Moderator: Jean BENSAID, Director Fin Infra, French Treasury

  • Darko ADAMOVIC, Partner, Gibson Dunn
  • Andrew BLEASE, Associate Managing Director, Infrastructure Finance Group, Moody's Investors Service
  • Louis-Roch BURGARD, Co-head, Equity Investments, Infranity
  • Ambroise FAYOLLE, Vice-President, European Investment Bank (EIB)
Fireside Chat

Moderator: Sasha VAKULINA, Business Editor, Euronews

  • Thierry DEAU, Founder & CEO , Meridiam
  • Simon COOPER, CEO, Corporate, Commercial & Institutional Banking and CEO, Europe & Americas,Standard Chartered Bank
Connecter les Territoires : la Mobilité Ferroviaire

Opening Address: Hubert du MESNIL, Chairman, Institut de la Gestion Déléguée

Moderator: Stéphane MANOUKIAN, Associé, Consulting, Secteur public & Infrastructures, France, EY

  • Lorraine ALIX, Directeur de projet, Fininfra, Direction Générale du Trésor
  • Julien BECCHERLE, Directeur général adjoint chargé des mobilités, Région Grand Est
  • Pierre-Emmanuel BELUCHE, Investment Director, Meridiam
  • Gweltaz GUIAVARC’H, Directeur des contrats PPP, SNCF Réseau
  • Brice LAINE, Direction de l’investissement, Banque des Territoires, Groupe Caisse des Dépots
  • Gilles RAKOCZY, Directeur général, Oc’Via, Président AGIFI
  • Valérie VESQUE-JEANCARD, Chairman and CEO, Vinci Railways,
Fireside Chat
  • Vincent LEVITA, Founder and CEO, InfraVia Capital Partners, Chairman of the Infrastructure Committee, France Invest, Chairman, LTIIA
  • Patrick TARDIVY, Partner, Orrick
[Plenary Session 4] Tech in Infra: Designing the NextGen Assets

Moderator: Alexis HOJABR, Partner, White & Case

  • Matteo ANDREOLETTI, Head of Infrastructure Equity, Europe and North America, Patrizia Infrastructure
  • Angeles GARCIA-POVEDA, Chairwoman, Legrand
  • Laurent FAYOLLAS, Global Infrastructure Deputy Head, ARDIAN Infrastructure , President, Hy24
  • Nick WOOLFITT, Head of Specialised Finance, Europe, National Australia Bank Limited
[InfraNextGen] Awards ceremony for the Infrastructure Young Professionals
Buffet Lunch
Fireside Chat
[Plenary Session 5] Unlocking Private-sector Financing in Emerging Countries Infrastructure

Moderator: François BERGERE, Executive Director, Long Term Infrastructure Investors Association (LTIIA)

Country spotlight
[Discussion] Hydrogen Energy Global Initiatives

Moderator: Geoffrey LEVESQUE, Partner, CMS Francis Lefebvre

  • Charlie DESMOULINS, Chief Investment Officer, HDF Energy
  • Gabriel de LAVAL, Executive Director - Head of Low Carbon & Hydrogen Sector, Crédit Agricole CIB
  • Eric MEYER, Managing Director France, RBC Capital Markets
[Closing Session] Decarbonizing Infrastructures: Solutions for a Greater Impact

Moderator: François APRIL, Partner, Linklaters

AIFP - Unlocking Africa's Potential: Public-Private Partnerships as Catalysts for Sustainable Infrastructure Development

Moderator: Marie-Aimée BOURY, Head of Impact Based Finance, Société Générale

  • Salim BENSMAIL, Senior Investment Director, Meridiam
  • Hugues de la FORGE, Lawyer and Co-Founder, Junction
LTIIA General Assembly (members only)