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Overview: Session TWO
Session Theme: Financing Solutions for Roads

Thursday 14 June 2018 | 13.45 – 15.15

The aim is to bring together a group of stakeholders to share different options with the participants and provide their views from different angles on what is working now as solutions for financing road infrastructure and on the barriers to overcome. The goal is to inspire industry to engage and communicate more about these options and explore ways to form dialogues with target audiences to support both the need & solutions for better road funding.

Financing Infrastructure and Roads With Private Money
Thomas Bayerl
Head of Team Infrastructure Dept Capital
MEAG MUNICH ERGO Asset Management GmbH, Germany

Milles Better - An Awarded New Idea to Finance Roads
Gergely Raccuja
Economic Wolfson Prize Winner
Amey Consulting, UK

Financing Road Infrastructure of the future in Germany
Torsten R. Böger
Managing Director
VIFG (Germany‘s Transport Infrastructure Financing Company), Germany


Issues that will be discussed include:

Insurance/pension fund company – what are their drivers and their contribution to a good road infrastructure.


European explanation of the ideas and background for an updated Eurovignette Directive


How to finance road infrastructure of the future - View from local Government


How to handle restricted funding – Road asset management in practice

Key takeaways

Different options for the financing of road infrastructure are available, some of them do really work. Asphalt stakeholders will be informed about realistic ideas, arguments and examples to better understand these options and therefore more motivated to actively influence for funding of road construction and maintenance.