Budgeting and public expenditures

8th Meeting of Senior PPP and Infrastructure Officials In co-operation with the IMF OECD Conference Centre, Paris, 23-24 March 2015

 

8th Meeting of Senior PPP and Infrastructure Officials
(In co-operation with the IMF)

OECD Conference Centre, Paris
23-24 March 2015

Chair: Mr. Gordon McKechnie, (former) Head of PFI Policy, HM Treasury, United Kingdom

AGENDA - GOV/PGC/SBO/A(2015)2/REV1 available in French / in English

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Monday 23 March 2015

Session 1: How to make it work: a new Infrastructure governance framework

Background document: Hand out Session 1:  Towards a Framework for Governance and Delivey of Infrastructure (DRAFT)

Lead presentation:

  • Mr. Rolf Alter, Director, Public Governance and Territorial Development Directorate, OECD Secretariat – "Towards a new overarching framework for infrastructure governance".
  • Mr. Ian Hawkesworth, Head, PPP and Capital Budgeting, Budgeting and Public Expenditures Division, Public Governance and Territorial Development Directorate, OECD Secretariat.

Commentators:

  • Mr. Martin Kelleners, Deputy Director General, Budget Directorate, Federal Ministry of Finance, Germany – "Germany’s investment needs and government’s responses".
  • Mr. Salim Bensmail, Director, Mission d'Appui aux Partenariats Public-Privé (MAPPP), Directorate General of the Treasury, France.
  • Mr. Charles Lloyd, Partner, PWC, United Kingdom

Session 2: Getting more bang for your public investment buck
Presenters:

  • Mr. Richard Hughes, Head of the Public Financial Management Division, Fiscal Affairs Department, International Monetary Fund – "Enhancing public investment efficiency and impact".
  • Mr. Anand Rajaram, Sector Manager, Leader, Public Investment Management Community of Practice, World Bank – "Strengthening the management of investment projects’".

Discussants:

  • Ms. Ursula Carreño Colorado, Chief of Investment Unit, Ministry of Finance, Mexico.
  • Mr. Youngsob Yoo, Deputy Director, PPP Policy Division, Ministry of Strategy and Finance, Korea.

Session 3: The evolving UK PPP Framework – An OECD Review

Background document:GOV/PGC/SBO(2015)1 - OECD Review of Public Governance of Public-Private partnerships in the United Kingdom - Preliminary Executive Summary (DRAFT) - texte anglais seulement

  • Mr. Ian Hawkesworth, Head, PPP and Capital Budgeting, Budgeting and Public Expenditures Division, Public Governance and Territorial Development Directorate, OECD Secretariat.
  • Mr. François Bergère, (former) Head of MAPPP, France and current Program Manager of the Public-Private Infrastructure Advisory Facility (PPIAF), the World Bank.
  • Ms. Jo Fox, Head of PPP Policy, and Mr. Andrew CARTY, Member of Senior Management Team, Infrastructure UKInfrastructure UK, HM Treasury, United Kindgom.

Session 4: Is there an infrastructure gap? If so, where is it and who should fill it?
Lead presentation:

  • Mr. Gerd Schwartz, Deputy Director, IMF.
  • Mr. Thomas C. Barrett, Director and Chief Representative to the United States, European Investment Bank.

Panel :

  • Mr. Gerardo Reyes-Tagle, Senior Fiscal Economist, Fiscal and Municipal Management Division, Inter-American Development Bank;
  • Mr. Martin Kelleners, Deputy Director General, Budget Directorate, Federal Ministry of Finance, Germany.
  • Mr. Henrik Thomasen, Senior Advisor, Ministry of Finance, Denmark.

Conclusions – A new framework for infrastructure governance?

  • Mr. Rolf Alter, Director, Public Governance and Territorial Development Directorate, OECD Secretariat – "Towards a new overarching framework for infrastructure governance".
  • Mr. Gerd Schwartz, Deputy Director, IMF.

Tuesday 24 March 2015

Session 5: Recent PPP and infrastructure developments

  • Ms. Lisa Mitchell, Director, Strategy and Policy, PPP Canada, Canada.
  • Mr. Barry White, Chief Executive, Scottish Futures Trust, United Kingdom.
  • Ms. Hulya Pasaogullari, Acting Head of Department, Department of Public Private Partnership, Turkish Treasury and G20 Rapporteur, Investment and Infrastructure Working Group, Turkey.
  • Mr. Youngsob Yoo, Deputy Director, PPP Policy Division, Korean Ministry of Strategy and Finance & Mr. Hojun Lee, Director of PPP Division, Public and Private Infrastructure Investment Management Center (PIMAC), Korea Development Institute, Korea.
  • Mr. Jose Miguel Torres, Chief Advisor, Cabinet of the Minister, Ministry of Public Works, Chile.
  • Mr. Alberto Peredo, Executive Secretary of the Inter-Ministry Commission of Public Expenditure, Financing and Investment, Undersecretary of Public Expenditure, Mexico. 

Session 6: What role can private finance play in addressing infrastructure gaps?
Lead introduction:

  • Mr. Raffaele de la Croce, Manager, Long Term Investment Programme, Financial Affairs Division, Directorate for Financial and Entreprise Affairs, OECD Secretariat
  • Mr. Matthew Rees, Director, Corporate Finance, National Audit Office, United Kingdom.
  • Ms. Hulya Pasaogullari, Acting Head of Department, Department of Public Private Partnership, Turkish Treasury and G20 Rapporteur, Investment and Infrastructure Working Group, Turkey.
  • Mr. François-Yves Gaudeul, Director, Infrastructure Debt, Allianz Global Investors.
  • Mr. Andrew Davison, Senior Vice President, Infrastructure Finance Group, Moody’s.

Session 7: Reforming the PPP framework in Italy, and how to manage the risks from infrastructure PPPs?
Lead Presentations:

  • Ms. Grazia Sgarra, Manager, General Inspectorate for Public Accounting and Public Finance (IGECOFIP), State General Accounting Department, Ministry of Economy and Finance, Italy – "A focus on PPPs in Italy’".
  • Mr. Gabriele Pasquini, Head of Secretariat of the Public Infrastructure Regulation Unit (NARS), Department for Coordination and Planning of Economic Policy, and Mr. Marco Tranquilli, PPP Expert at the Public utilities Regulation Unit (NARS), Department for the Planning and Coordination of Economic Policy (DIPE)Presidency of the Council of Ministers, Italy – "Legislative updates’".

Discussants:

  • Mr. Jose Miguel Torres, Chief Advisor, Cabinet of the Minister, Ministry of Public Works, Chile.
  • Ms. Isabel Rial, Senior Economist, Expenditure Policy Division, Fiscal Affairs Department, IMF – "Managing Fiscal Risks from PPPs".
  • Mr. Jón Blöndal, Head, Budgeting and Public Expenditures Division, Public Governance and Territorial Development Division, OECD Secretariat.

Closing remarks by OECD Secretariat and Chairman.

 

 

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