dRMM Co-Founding Director Sadie Morgan has been selected to be a member of the National Infrastructure Commission (NIC). The NIC, which was launched by the Chancellor of the Exchequer this morning in York, is being led by former Cabinet minister Lord Adonis.
The NIC is an independent body set up to determine Britain’s infrastructure priorities and will hold governments to account for their delivery. Lord Adonis has pledged £100 billion in infrastructure spending by 2020. Along with six other esteemed members, Sadie will contribute to a report at the start of each five-year Parliament, offering recommendations for priority infrastructure projects.
Sadie’s twenty-year career in the construction industry includes prestigious roles such as the Presidency of the Architectural Association in 2013 and her recent appointment as Design Chair for High Speed 2 (HS2). In 2014, Sadie was shortlisted for the AJ Woman Architect of the Year award, and in 2015 won the CBI First Women Award.