While the importance of investing in hazard mitigation and other resilient infrastructure is broadly understood, communities everywhere continue to struggle to fund, finance and deliver resilient infrastructure in a timely and cost-effective manner. In this session, CEO of Illuminati Infrastructure Advisors, Jill Jamieson, will discuss some of the unique challenges facing public agencies looking to making proactive investments (at a range of scales) to enhance the resilience of vulnerable communities, as well as explore potential funding, financing and delivery options for overcoming those challenges.
About Jill Jamieson
Jill Jamieson is the President and CEO of Illuminati Infrastructure Advisors, a boutique advisory firm specializing in helping public sector entities fund, finance and delivery complex infrastructure projects in the timeliest and most cost-effective manner. With 30 years of experience, Ms. Jamieson is a globally recognized leader in infrastructure finance and delivery, having worked extensively throughout the United States, Latin America, Europe and Asia. Ms. Jamieson is also a Distinguished Senior Fellow at Northeastern University’s Global Resilience Institute.
Having successfully helped clients on over $35 billion in infrastructure projects across multiple sectors, Ms. Jamieson currently advises a wide range of federal, state, and local public authorities across the U.S. and the globe on infrastructure issues, ranging from policy and legislative issues to project-specific transactions. An author and frequent keynote speaker on issues relating to public infrastructure funding finance and delivery, Ms. Jamieson has also been called to testify as an independent expert before the U.S. House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee on policy and legislative issues relating to infrastructure. Ms. Jamieson is at the forefront of issues relating to the funding, financing and delivery of resilience infrastructure, working with a wide variety of federal and non-federal authorities to identify and implement complex resilience programs and projects.