• Service: Advisory, Management Consulting, Demographics, Topics, Infrastructure, Demographic & Social Trends
  • Industry: Building materials, Industrial Manufacturing, Government, Asia Business, China, Infrastructure
  • Date: 25/06/2014

INSIGHT: The global infrastructure magazine

INSIGHT: The global infrastructure magazine
Local, regional and global perspectives on the key infrastructure challenges impacting governments, businesses and sectors worldwide.

INSIGHT: Population 

Can we really keep pace with populations demanding ever-more access to infrastructure? New approaches are starting to emerge; ones that recognise the forces of demographic change and set a vision for a more sustainable world.
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In this edition, we explore some of the biggest infrastructure challenges related to population growth and rapidly shifting demographics.

We feature a Special Report on Asia Pacific, a region at the centre of the demographic shift now underway. 

INSIGHT: Population provides interviews and roundtable discussions with industry leaders sharing their perspectives on megaproject delivery around the world:


  • Blame it on the boomers: Who will fund infrastructure over the coming decades? – Bernard Salt, head of KPMG's Demographics Group
  • Planning cities as if people really mattered – Hugh Barton, former Director of the World Health Organisation Collaborating Centre for Healthy Urban Environments.
  • Talking transport: How leading cities are responding to shifting populations – Roundtable discussion with David Prout, Director General of the UK’s HS2 high-speed rail scheme, Desmond Kuek, CEO of SMRT & Anton Valk, former Chief Executive of Abellio.
  • Open for business: Australia’s vibrant infrastructure market – Interview with Sir Rod Eddington, former Chair of Infrastructure Australia.
  • Indonesia: An emerging infrastructure opportunity – Graham Brooke, KPMG in Australia and Indonesia 

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We collect, analyse and interpret population and other data to help organisations align products, services and workforces with demographic trends.