The UKIB is the new, government-owned policy bank, focused on increasing infrastructure investment across the United Kingdom. We will partner with the private sector and local government to finance a green industrial revolution and drive growth across the country.
"The UK Infrastructure Bank will accelerate our ambitions for tackling climate change and levelling up, while creating new opportunities across the UK as part of our Plan for Jobs."
Chancellor of the Exchequer
We will lend to local and mayoral authorities for strategic and high value projects and invest in infrastructure projects alongside the private sector, crowding-in private sector capital.
Help tackle climate change, particularly meeting our net zero emissions target by 2050.
Our core objectives
Support regional and local economic growth through better connectivity, opportunities for new jobs and higher levels of productivity.
Our senior team
Chris Grigg, CBE
Chris brings extensive business and finance leadership to the Bank.
He served as the CEO of British Land for eleven years until November 2020, where amongst other things he oversaw large scale property development projects. Previously, he was Chief Executive of Barclays Commercial Bank and a partner at Goldman Sachs. He has served on the Board of BAE Systems since 2013 – where he is currently the Senior Independent Director – and is on the corporate board of Cancer Research UK.
John has over 30 years of leadership and investment banking experience at Barclays and JP Morgan.
At Barclays he worked in a variety of senior roles, including Head of the Corporate Bank, Head of the Non-Core Division and Investment Bank Chief Risk Officer. He recently served as Director General at the Department for International Trade (2018-2020) where he led on the UK’s exports strategy.
David joins UKIB from HM Treasury where he was the Europe Director, leading on the implementation of EU Exit and HM Treasury’s broader Europe policy.
In that role, he served as the UK’s representative on the European Investment Bank’s Board of Directors. Before this, he worked in UK Financial Investments, when it managed the government's investments in the Royal Bank of Scotland, Lloyds Banking Group and UK Asset Resolution.
Charles was appointed Chief Executive of UK Government Investments in March 2020, having joined in May 2018 as Head of the Financial Institutions Group.
He joined UK Government Investments from Credit Suisse where he was Vice Chairman of UK Advisory & Corporate Broking having previously been Co-Head of UK Investment Banking. He heads the Government’s Corporate Finance Profession.
Gay Huey Evans, CBE
Gay has significant business and finance experience. She is currently Chair of the London Metal Exchange, as well as serving on the Boards of Standard Chartered, ConocoPhillips and IHS Market.
She is a Trustee of Benjamin Franklin House, Senior Advisor to Chatham House and a member of the US Council on Foreign Relations and the IUKFP (Indian UK Financial Partnership).
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