Intelligent Client

How can strategic

sponsorship deliver

improved outcomes in

complex infrastructure


Part of the EY Building Future Britain


It is estimated that US$682bn

is wasted annually on underperforming

projects across the globe,

which translates into £150bn in the

UK alone. How does the UK avoid

this level of waste on overruns

and failures and how do strategic

clients innovate to deliver consistent

world‐class outcomes?

EY Infrastructure: ey.com/uk/infrastructure

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Introduction ............................................... 1

Intelligent Clienting considerations.............. 2

Today’s client challenge.............................. 3

Benefits of Intelligent Clienting ................... 4

Essential clienting conditions ...................... 5

Commercial imperatives ............................. 7

Roadmap to success .................................. 9

Conclusion ............................................... 13

Meet the EY team .................................... 15

Further reading......................................... 16

Building Future Britain

Britain is facing a decisive moment in

history as the Victorians did in the 19th

century. It’s the first time in 200 years

that the UK has had a proliferation

of infrastructural megaprojects in

the pipeline that will have a longer

term impact on our country. With the

Government’s pledge to increase capital

spending on infrastructure to enable us to

compete on the international stage, the

strength of our economy rests on making

the right long-term investment decisions

now. Today, we have the opportunity

to leave our mark on the infrastructure

landscape and create significant

economic, societal and cultural benefits

for future generations.


The UK is on the cusp of a golden age of infrastructure investment

with around £400bn of investment set out in the National

Infrastructure Plan for the ten years to 2022 alone. Yet the needs

of society are changing and we need infrastructure to meet our

needs for tomorrow, not just rely on what the Victorians built.

The case for this level of expenditure is strong and enjoys cross-party

political support, some would say for the first time in generations,

but this level of ambition comes with significant challenges.

Aside from the obvious question marks around securing funding

and supply chain capacity, there are wide-spread questions around

the ability of government and private sector organisations to act as

effective clients in their sponsorship and control of the investment

to ensure value for public money and effective outcomes.

There are good examples of the UK getting it right in recent

history on major infrastructure programmes such as Heathrow

T5, the London Olympics and Crossrail. However, according to the

National Audit Office, one-third of government-funded programmes

and two‐thirds of all programmes still suffer overruns in budget

and schedule. The next big challenges include High Speed Two

(HS2) Limited, Thames Tideway, the New Nuclear and Roads

Investment programmes.

The government recognises the need for greater control and

has established the National Infrastructure Commission and the

Infrastructure and Projects Authority to strengthen central oversight

and monitoring, in addition to existing bodies such as the Major

Projects Authority and various regulators. There is also increasing

use of technology and innovation to empower project delivery,

building on successes in privatised utilities and the use of Building

Information Modelling (BIM) at Crossrail. However, there have

been recent calls for government to become a more ‘Intelligent

Client’, from within political circles and leading independent

professional bodies.

EY wants to help our clients become more effective in their

sponsorship and oversight of large complex programmes to help

realise their infrastructure ambition. In this document we discuss

the context and challenge, the benefits of Intelligent Clienting,

the conditions for success and commercial imperatives. We also

introduce EY Power & Utilities Maturity Model & Architecture

(PUMMA) model which enables rapid programme mobilisation and

fast start-up, along with a suggested road map for how to achieve

the standing of an Intelligent Client.

Source: PUMMA is EY ‘Power & Utilities Maturity Model & Architecture’, a proprietary

approach to programme set-up.

“The Government must become

a much more Intelligent

Client to help infrastructure

projects succeed. It has a lack

of skills to bring projects to

the starting line in an efficient

way. The reality is that all too

often the Government cannot

come up with a specification

or an engineered solution that

allows industry to respond, and

that builds both risk and cost

into projects.”

Stephen Hammond

Former Rail Minister and Chair of the All-Party

Parliamentary Group on Infrastructure

“How can we become

better customers?

How can we engage the

public and communities in


How can we drive the

use of innovation and

technology in everyday

infrastructure delivery?”

Institution of Civil Engineers

Presidential Thought Leadership discussion

on the role of infrastructure in UK productivity,

chaired by Sir John Armitt and attended by

industry leaders from both the public and

private sector.

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Intelligent Clienting

considerations at a glance

Figure 1: Suggested intelligent questions for clients to ask

How will you



to your critical


Do you have

access to

global best


and lessons


How will you

deal with

peaks of

activity and



How much

should be


on programme,

project and



What causes

64% of projects

and programmes

to go over budget

and *73% to go

over schedule?

What are

the critical


for success?

What is the




for the



will you


as a client

over time?

Do you


latest technology,

and the


of data and


* EY research and analysis

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Today’s client


“The Intelligent Client shows clear leadership

by owning the vision and business case, and

champions the programme with stakeholders,

taking a long-term perspective, representing

end-user and operator interests. It understands

what good looks like, what things should cost

and the impact of decisions on benefits, to obtain

value for money and hold deliverers to account.

It is self‐aware of strengths and capabilities,

nurtures and develops talent to adapt to the

environment, and establishes a sustainable client

capability. It supports delivery organisations

to also operate as Intelligent Clients, by providing

clear direction and timely decisions.”

Source: Work with UK Department for Transport, High Speed Rail Group, 2015.

Why Intelligent Clienting?

In recent years the term ‘Intelligent Client’ has emerged

as a definition of good practice in clienting on large complex

programmes. A number of publications have been made

on the subject, building on lessons learned in both the public

and private sectors:


HM Treasury, Infrastructure UK (IUK) & the Infrastructure

Client Group — Improving Infrastructure Delivery:

Project Initiation Routemap (version 1.1 October 2014)


Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS)

— The Informed Infrastructure Client (1st edition,

September 2015)


National Audit Office (NAO) — Initiating Successful Projects

(1 December 2011)

These publications focus extensively on ‘what’ needs to be done

through defining desired capabilities in order to ensure more

successful outcomes. Recognising that there is no one size fits

all solution, the IUK and RICS publications provide further useful

guidance on assessing the complexity of the programme in order

to understand what these capabilities should be to ensure they are

fit for purpose.

EY endorses these publications and recognises that further work

is needed to address ‘how’ to achieve the desired capabilities

required to be an Intelligent Client. This is a significant business

change challenge, and needs careful consideration of both how

the programme will operate in an optimum manner and how

to successfully effect change in this context.

EY has combined our extensive experience in complex capital and

transformation programmes to inform a more successful journey

through the programme lifecycle for clients.

We recognise that all complex projects and programmes face

significant challenges as they evolve, yet the most successful

are often characterised by the conditions for success having been

properly established up front. This applies equally to capital as well

as business transformation programmes. Moreover, in order to

pass through formal governance and review points, programmes

need to demonstrate they have met key requirements in line with

IUK and HM Treasury guidelines at two levels:


Clients must demonstrate

their capability as promoter or

sponsor for the programme,

which often requires

management of multiple

complex stakeholder interests.


Deliverers must demonstrate

they have met their obligations

under their own contractual

agreements. Moreover, it

should be noted that in large

programmes, the delivery

organisation is also a significant

client in its own right.

EY’s recent work at the Department for Transport produced

the definitions shown at the top of these pages for the roles

of Intelligent Client and sponsor, building on but not limited by,

the requirements of the IUK Routemap for large and complex

programmes. The approach outlined in this document also focuses

on establishing the essential conditions and capabilities to be an

Intelligent Client.

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Benefits of



“A sponsor owns the business case and acts as

a champion of the programme, taking ultimate

authority and accountability for the successful

delivery of benefits within the constraints of

the business case. The sponsor translates the

business case benefits into a tangible set of

sponsor’s requirements that are passed down

to delivery agents. A sponsor oversees and

governs change against the business case and

the sponsor’s requirements, ensuring alignment

with government policy and objectives.

A key role of a sponsor is to act as a client

to a delivery agent who is responsible for

delivering the programme. A delivery agent

may also be a client to its supply chain —

a programme will have multiple clients.”

Source: Work with UK Department for Transport, High Speed Rail Group, 2015.

The diagram on this page

illustrates typically desired

Intelligent Client outcomes

and a number of important,

practical initiatives aligned

to them, although this

is not an exhaustive list.

Outcomes and benefits

Optimised business case,

benefits, cost, return on

investment, value for money


Indicative outputs and deliverables

►►Vision linked to business case and benefits

►►Business cases at programme and sub-programme level

►►Business case assurance process

►►Benefits strategy and realisation plans

Primary client objective

The right programme is being

delivered at the right time

and cost with a high level

of stakeholder confidence.

Client gets what it needs

and expects from its

delivery agents

Constructive relationships

with stakeholders and

delivery agents

►►Contractual agreements with delivery agents,

with management dashboards

►►Sponsor’s requirements

►►Requirements management framework

►►Integrated assurance plan and framework

►►Instructions procedure

►►Intelligent Client behaviours coaching

►►Clear governance arrangements aligned to delivery


►►Stakeholder and delivery agent representation

on appropriate boards and working groups

►►Joint team building initiatives

►►Relationship health measurement

Figure 2: Flow down of Intelligent

Client outcomes, outputs and


Roles and responsibilities

understood and a consistent

way of working across the

client organisation

►►Organisation and operating model defined over time,

with interim states aligned to programme milestones

►►Staff surveys

►►Functional capability framework

►►Sponsors handbook

Right skills and experience

in place at the right time

►►Flexible resource and succession plan

►►Pay and reward strategy

►►Skills and competency framework

►►Skills and knowledge transfer

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As a client, you need to ensure that your own organisation

possesses and effectively deploys the necessary capabilities,

and exhibits the appropriate behaviours, to enable it to act

as an Intelligent Client for its programme.

A number of programme management methodologies attempt

to set out a standard delivery framework. However, a one size

fits all approach is unlikely to create the optimum structure for all

programmes, especially the differentiation of roles between client

and deliverers, which depends on a number of factors including:


The relative capability, maturity and scale of the sponsor

organisation and the supply chain


The complexity of the programme or project and risks

to be transferred


Whole-life considerations of the asset or operation

Both aforementioned IUK and RICS publications recognise

the bespoke nature of projects and programmes, and provide the

guidance to clients building on lessons from both the public and

private sector covering the following areas:


Routemap of how and when to use the guidance


Complexity assessment for programmes


Capability assessment for sponsors, asset managers,

delivery clients and market

► ► ‘Align for success’ modules which set out good practice

definitions for requirements, governance, execution strategy,

organisation design and development, and procurement

The IUK and RICS modules are illustrated in the notional operating

model for client organisations opposite.

Clients also need to ask some key questions:


Can you create an improved client and delivery model through building on lessons learned and global best practice?


How will you get there and adapt through the changing needs of the programme lifecycle?

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Figure 3: Attributes of typical client operating model incorporating IUK and RICS modules.







IUK and RICS modules

Effective development of vision

and strategies, internalised by

the sponsor

Clarity of client and deliverer

interfaces, with clear principles

and decision making criteria

Design of resilient client

organisation with clear roles,

authorities and responsibilities

Architecture, processes and

operating procedures across

client and deliverers

Technology, data and

management information to

inform processes and decisions

Values and behaviours of the

parties to support effective


3. People


(with transitional

states aligned to

key milestones)

1. Vision

and objectives

2. Key operating principles


4. Processes 5. Systems





6. Culture and collaborative relationships



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Successfully managing infrastructure projects has never been

more critical or complex for clients and deliverers alike. Shrewd

stakeholders, funders and challenging business cases make

effective sponsorship and control ever more important whilst

the scale of a project only heightens the difficulties faced.

Using Oil & Gas megaprojects as a benchmark,

EY’s research has found that 64% of such

projects are facing cost overruns and 73%

are reporting delays to their schedule.

So what are the typical commercial questions that Intelligent

Clients need to ask in order to have confidence in a clear cost and

schedule baseline through the programme lifecycle? For example:


How do clients establish a set of requirements that allow early

scope options to be assessed and support robust cost estimates?


Do clients know how to assess good value in on-costs (indirect

costs) including construction, project and programme

management overlays?


As a client, how do we accelerate programme set-up, de-risk

delivery and establish a world-class programme?


Where do we draw the line between sponsor and delivery

organisation and what implications for capability and cost?

Figure 4: Typical ranges for capital programme indirect costs (on-costs).

Low: 2.2%


Low: 1.3%


Low: 1.4%


High: 6.4%


Construction management %

Project management %

High: 3.8%

Social Infrastructure

High: 3.2%

Social Infrastructure

Programme management %

(including procurement, contract admin, project controls, assurance)

Note: A further 1% allowance for ‘engineering management and design review’,

should also be added to either project or programme management depending on

the nature of the programme.

Source: EY research and analysis across projects in the following sectors — utilities,

aviation, refurbishment, retail, social infrastructure and housing sectors.

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Clients also need to know how to define and embed critical

business infrastructure into the programme organisation

they support. This includes efficient mobilisation, clear

relationships between sponsor and deliverers and clarity

over make/build/buy decisions. In particular, effective

data and information to inform client decision making

is absolutely critical. Management Information must be

trustworthy, accurate and assured. There must be a single

source of truth that runs throughout the programme value

chain, from delivery to client.

Figure 5: Case study: EY Global Power & Utilities Maturity Model and Architecture (PUMMA).

PUMMA’s modular structure supports the rapid

development of a full business architecture for

programmes. It comprises of nine integrated layers

and supports methodology to allow the client to

decide what elements they need or don’t need.

Starting with the strategic drivers of your project

it helps identify the key levers within the investment

case that are critical to on-time, on-budget delivery.

Defining these allows PUMMA to help build

a capability model for your business that your

leadership team will recognise and own. This can

be developed further, identifying the management

systems and process scenarios that will enable endto-end


Supporting all of this are the process, system

and data models that will enable the project to

operate. PUMMA offers an accelerator to define

these supported by our capital projects knowledge

and experience.

A business change and readiness roadmap will

underpin the transition through the programme

lifecycle by enabling your business to see what

needs to be done and when to make your project

a success.

Strategic drivers

What are the ‘top 10’ measures that will define success?

Investment case

What are the key levers to drive value and deliver on time and to cost?

Business capability model

What the leadership recognise that their business does?

Business management system

The single source of procedural documentation

Process scenarios

How I test that my joined up functions deliver from end-to-end

Process model

The things I do to operate my business

System model

The logical applications I need to automate and enable my processes

Data model

The flow of information through systems to make business decisions

Business change and readiness roadmap

Mapping out what is needed, when and by whom to deliver the change

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to success

The implementation of Intelligent Clienting capability

is a business change challenge that runs alongside the

main programme, and therefore a complicated journey

which needs to address both hearts and minds for those

involved. It is further complicated by the shifting sands of

the main programme which by definition is not a steady

state environment.

This is particularly the case in the early stages

of the programme lifecycle which often has

a heavy burden of external scrutiny and governance,

leaving little bandwidth for affecting successful change

within the client organisation. The following pages set out

the key elements which must be addressed to ensure a

successful journey to become an Intelligent Client.

Mobilisation phase

1. Have a high-level plan

It is important to have a clear plan for the Intelligent Client programme, setting out high-level timelines, activities and deliverables for the main

phases of the journey. In the diagram below, the timelines are shown in months which would be typical, however this will depend on the nature

of the programme and the relative maturity of the client and delivery organisations which in turn dictates how much work needs to be done.

A structured approach such as this allows great ideas to be captured, assessed and embedded early on in the journey, particularly around

the use of technology and innovation. For example, an Intelligent Client must control or specify its data and management information needs,

to ensure it is aligned to and informs key client decisions.

Figure 6: Typical high level plan showing key phases in Intelligent Client journey.

Mobilise Assess

Design Implement

Month 1 Month 2 Month 3 Month 4 onwards


Assign roles



support on key

projects and



Develop highlevel

work plan










Identify and understand, establish ‘as-is’


► ► ‘To-be’ requirements of Review Points, iUK,

long term programme and stakeholders



Hearts and minds — people focus


Readiness and impact assessment


Establish forces and barriers to change

in the organisation


Assign roles


Immediate support on key

projects and workstreams


Develop detailed work-plan

for delivery


Establish engagement



Stakeholder consultation on



Agree resources and

timelines for outputs and



Adopt business change practices


Maintain day to day support


Deploy and track initiatives


Deploy knowledge transfer and

capability building


Manage business change



Manage stakeholders


Measure realisation of benefits

and outcomes


Manage risks and issues

Leadership and team behaviours


Stakeholder engagement and communications (internal and external)

Knowledge transfer and capability building

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Assessment phase

2. Technical assessment

Undertake a comprehensive assessment of the client operating

model with reference to the IUK modules and other recognised

frameworks. Prioritise the findings in terms of urgency and impact.

3. Transformational assessment

Consult broadly with stakeholders and use workshops to test initial

hypotheses and desired outcomes and outputs of the Intelligent

Client programme and future state. Assess the readiness of the

organisation and stakeholders for undertaking this change journey,

identifying forces for change and barriers to address.

Design phase

4. Workstream clarity

Workstreams must have clear scope, timelines, resource and

ownership. Deliverables must be clearly defined with an agreed

brief, acceptance criteria and interim drafts should be reviewed

with key stakeholders to an agreed schedule.

5. Robust governance

Before commencing implementation, install effective governance

and programme management. Establish and utilise control

measures to support the transition to business readiness.

Figure 7: Illustrative prioritised findings map.





Figure 8: Typical core and enabling workstreams.

Typical core Intelligent Clienting workstreams

1. Vision and



4. Capabilities


Management effectiveness



Low Medium High


2. Engagement


5. Systems

and MI

Delivery plan and resource schedule




Internal role clarity and integration

Programme management






Business case/benefits




rganisation and capability



Engagement model










People and



P Processes


S Systems





3. Team and




6. Culture and


Clarity of role and purpose



Require m ents definition




nP rogram me visio


Vision and



Key operating



Programme management and

governance plan

Role clarity

Culture and

CC collaboration

Knowledge transfer plan

Stakeholder management

and communications plan

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to success


6. Implement in phases

Prepare a transformation plan for the client organisation, identifying

workstreams for the short, medium and long term plus interim

states to ‘right-size’ the client structure, all aligned to key phases

and milestones in the main programme.

Figure 9: Typical phased implementation plan.

7. Good practice in business change

The Intelligent Clienting journey requires transformational skills

as well as technical programme skills as this is a hearts and minds

journey for all involved. Pre-agreed communication channels can

be used to communicate the purpose of the initiative to internalise

its culture and values and gather feedback. Recognition of progress,

especially quick wins, can help build confidence and incentivise staff

to support the effort. The Intelligent Client change programme can

also act as a catalyst for wider change efforts in the organisation.

Vision and


Key operating principles





Standards and role clarity

2. External role clarity

4. Engagement Model


Measured performance


3. Team roles and


1. Vision/promotion

6. Culture and




Joint improvement/





Optimised and integrated (refer to page 4)

Optimised business

case, benefits, cost and

VfM realised

Client gets what it

needs and expects from

its delivery agents

5. Capability performance

Roles and responsibilities

understood and a consistent

way of working across the

client organisation

Constructive relationships

with stakeholders and

delivery agents

Right skills and

experience in place

at the right time

Integrated systems




Intelligent Client


5. Capability development

Culture and


5. Capability framework and targets




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8. Leadership and team behaviours

You never stop being an Intelligent Client; it is not a matter

of ‘pass’ or ‘fail’. Rather, it is a continuous journey and

therefore important that a framework for continuing capability

development is embedded into day-to-day sponsorship activities.

This can be achieved by:


Director-level ownership of Intelligent Clienting with

embedded roles (or ‘champions’) across the organisation.


Senior staff demonstrating the desired clienting

behaviours and inculcate a culture of communication,

engagement, trust and transparency.


Incorporating Intelligent Client principles into personal

objectives and scorecards, as well as induction and training

programmes can help make soft skills more tangible.

Capability plans

(people, process, systems)

Programme sponsorship

►►Strategic planning and policy

►►Business case/benefits


►►Planning and integration

►►Financial management


►►Comms and stakeholder

►►Governance, assurance and learning

►►Management information


►►Project management

►►Commercial management

9. Stakeholder management

Strong and effective relationships are key to the effectiveness of

the Intelligent Client. Techniques to help make the journey easier

to understand, break-down barriers and assist stakeholder buy-in

to outcomes, including assuring progress against established

benchmarks, such as the IUK Routemap and P3M3 v3.

Developing high-impact communication and engagement methods

can also help to embed key Intelligent Client principles, such as the

programme’s vision and benefits.

10. Knowledge transfer and capability building

Deliver an ongoing programme of capability improvements, with

appropriate oversight and reporting, including the establishment

and utilisation of control measures to support the transition

through the phases of the programme lifecycle.


Capture key Intelligent Client principles and outputs in a userfriendly

quick reference clienting guide or ‘Client Handbook’.


Ensure access to global best practice and lessons learned.

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The UK is investing more than ever in infrastructure programmes,

which are also becoming more complex in terms of delivery

models and the stakeholder environment.

There is an accepted need that the UK needs to develop better

skills as clients for its infrastructure programmes to increase

the probability of realising successful strategies and outcomes.

In time, client staff may even develop careers as ‘Professional

Clients’, with appropriate accreditation.

Clients must develop the essential conditions for success

in major programmes, including:


Establishing clear vision and objectives that reflect

complex political, economic and commercial needs.


Designing clear delivery models, including rapid

mobilisation and handover to the client organisation.


Building long-term client capabilities across people,

process and systems.


Establishing effective working culture and relationships

with critical stakeholders.


Be engaged.

How EY can help

Our proven methodology helps to enable that the case

is clear, risk is reduced and implementation is faster.

We have gained this experience on many of the most

complex programmes over many years.

We can access a dedicated team of capital and transformation

programme experts who have gained leading experience

from a wide range of programmes across the globe. This can

help clients get their programmes right first time, including

the use of appropriate empirical evidence, benchmarking

and research into global practices to help enable success.

We leverage our strong relationships with central and

local government, deliverers and supply chain to help

us navigate the landscape across many sectors including

Government and Public Services, Infrastructure, Oil & Gas,

Power & Utilities, Manufacturing and Service Industries.

In addition, we have developed a suite of managed services

which can provide clients with the ability to handle peaks

and troughs of activity quickly and efficiently through

access to flexible, scalable solutions.

EY has been at the forefront of helping clients do this

in a number of ways:


Assess, identify and make the case for an Intelligent

Client programme.


Scope, design, mobilise and deliver the programme.


Provide specialist expertise to support elements

of the programme.


Increase the probability of benefits realisation.

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“A joint team of EY Nichols

supported the DfT High Speed

Rail Group throughout 2015

in establishing Intelligent Client

capability ahead of Review

Points and scrutiny by Major

Projects Review Group. This

involved working in conjunction

with stakeholders including HMT,

IUK and the delivery company

HS2 Ltd. Other support was

provided to major projects

within the HS2 programme;

including Euston, Old Oak

Common and the relocation

of Heathrow Express.”

(David Prout, Director General, DfT High Speed Rail Group)

“As EDF New Nuclear Build

(EDF NNB) integrated advisor,

EY has played a key role

in helping set up Business

Architecture for success.

EY has brought insight around

Capital Programmes, Business

and Technology design to

deliver the right outcomes

for EDF NNB.”

(Andy Parker, Head of Business Architecture & IT,

Nuclear New Build, EDF Energy)

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Meet the EY Team

Amanda Clack


UK&I Head of Advisory Infrastructure

Tel: + 44 20 7951 8275

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Email: aclack@uk.ey.com

Geoff Smith

Executive Director

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Corporate Finance Head of Transport & Infrastructure

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Advisory Head of Infrastructure Megaprojects

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performance of 365 oil

and gas megaprojects and

found that 64% are facing

cost overruns and 73% are

reporting schedule delays.

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Contractors, small and

medium sized enterprises

(SMEs) and civil engineers

report increasing cost

pressures which are

squeezing margins. What

does the future hold?

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