2024 Paris Infraweek, nov. 4 - 8


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

Roland LESCURE Minister Delegate in charge of Industry
Miriam BELCHIOR Deputy Minister, Casa Civil, Government of Brazil
Augustin de ROMANET Chairman & CEO, ADP Group

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

Bérénice ARBONA Head of Infrastructure Debt, La Banque Postale Asset Management
Gwenola CHAMBON CEO & Founding Partner, Vauban Infrastructure Partners
Xavier GIRRE Group Senior Executive Vice President, Group Finance, EDF
Amir H. JAHANGUIRI Partner, Willkie Farr & Gallagher LLP
Ilya POLYAKOV Deputy Head, Global Banking and Advisory, Société Générale

Welcome 2023-2024 Class of the IFC - EUROPLACE - DAUPHINE Program

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

Vivian NICOLI Vice-présidente, Infrastructures – Europe et directrice générale, CDPQ Paris
Gwendoline CAZENAVE Chief Executive Officer, Eurostar
Marie-Ange DEBON Chairman & CEO, Keolis
Christine JEANDEL Chief Executive Officer, Colisée Group

Structuration Financière et Juridique : Nouveaux Modèles de Financement

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

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

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

Hubert du MESNIL Chairman, Institut de la Gestion Déléguée
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
Jérôme PENTECOSTE Avocat associé, Partner, Cabinet DLA Piper
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

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
Nick WOOLFITT Head of Specialised Finance, Europe, National Australia Bank Limited

[InfraNextGen] Awards ceremony for the Infrastructure Young Professionals

Buffet Lunch

Country spotlight : CEMAC-PREF

Michel-Cyr DJIENA WEMBOU Ambassadeur, Secrétaire Permanent, CEMAC
Jean Paterne MEGNE EKOGA Vice-Président, BDEAC

Fireside Chat

David SYED Partner, Dentons
Lionel ZINSOU Former Prime Minister, Bénin, Co-founder, Southbridge

[Plenary Session 5] Unlocking Private-sector Financing in Emerging Countries Infrastructure

François BERGERE Executive Director, Long Term Infrastructure Investors Association (LTIIA)
Tom CEUSTERS Director – Treasury Market Operations, IFC - World Bank Group
Marisa DREW Chief Sustainability Officer, Standard Chartered Bank
Françoise LOMBARD Chief Executive Officer, Proparco
Boris MARTOR Partner, Bird & Bird
Marie-Laure MAZAUD Chief Executive Officer, STOA
Lionel ZINSOU Former Prime Minister, Bénin, Co-founder, Southbridge

Country spotlight Brazil | ‘Novo PAC: Feuille de Route et Perspectives’

Miriam BELCHIOR Deputy Minister, Casa Civil, Government of Brazil

“Outcome of the G20 IWG under the 2023 Indian Presidency”

Shri Solomon AROKIARAJ Joint Secretary, Infrastructure Policy and Planning Division, Department of Economic Affairs, Ministry of Finance, Government of India

[Discussion] Hydrogen Energy Global Initiatives

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

François APRIL Partner, Linklaters
Laurent CHATELIN Partner – Infrastructure, Eurazeo
Anne-Marie IDRAC Chairwoman, France Logistique
Stéphanie MATTENET Head of Energy, Resources & Infrastructure, BNP Paribas
Nicolas ROCHON Founder & CEO, Rgreen Invest

AIFP - Exploring Innovative Paths to Finance African Infrastructure, Insights from PPP Experts Across 18 African Nations

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)