Global Infrastructure Think Tank experts provide knowledge and tools for infrastructure strategy. We apply hands on and academic experience of legal, societal, and planning aspects in our service to communities around the world.
The Think Tank is a knowledge base existing of professionals from academia and practice. Our people have advanced degrees in relevant disciplines and years of experience in infrastructure projects across the world. We have in depth and cutting edge expertise on legal, societal, and planning aspects essential for developing an infrastructure strategy. GITT experts have practical hands on experience with developing and implementing these in a dynamic environment.
Our expertise and tools
The knowledge base and tools for developing infrastructure strategy we provide include:
- Innovative procurement strategies/ (Project delivery methods for rail, highway, water ways, bridges and tunnels)
- Innovative contract structures (including Public-Private Partnerships, Design, Build, Finance & Maintain, Project alliancing)
- Project and contract governance
- Negotiation and relationship management
- Dispute resolution and mediation
- Network development strategies
- Investment prioritizing
- Network resilience improvement
- Project value enhancement
The infrastructure themes covered by the think tank are related to mass transportation projects like Road network, Waterways, Airports, Public Transport, Ports and Railways.
Our services and activities
The Think Tank draws from a broad range of academic disciplines and translates theoretical thinking power in practical strategies that fit local circumstances and allows for sustainable solutions.
Activities of the Global Infrastructure Think Tank:
- Process, governance, and contract design– Developing sustainable infrastructure is a layered and multi-step process a regulatory and contractual environment is required to provide the necessary legal framework and to provide a foundation for trust, and legal certainty for investors as well as local community.
- Stakeholder assessment and involvement– building partnerships with local community, investors, builders, and users. Organizing communication and help in identifying preferences and needs. Taking the communities needs and ideas into account and informing them upfront has been found an essential element in developing sustainable infrastructure.
- Strategic advising and consulting– ITT advices local governments in developing strategies, following through, and organizing decision-making.
- Training and coaching– ITT provides coaching to both before, during development and to help find the best possible solutions and empowers local to build lasting partnerships.
- Infrastructure strategy knowledge base– ITT makes infrastructure knowledge available that is relevant in dealing with global and local infrastructure challenges.
- Research, analysis, and white papers – We write white papers and address infra themes and current and future infrastructure strategy challenges.