Infrastructure & Property

The Infrastructure & Property Forum is of relevance and interest to members in the construction industry including architects, engineers, planners, contractors, developers, investors, brokers and other consultants.

This multi-disciplinary forum is intended as a meeting point, discussion group and business advancement source, as well as an education and career development environment for experienced professionals. This includes those from the full range of disciplines, trades and sectors related to the construction and real estate value chain industry.

The objective of the forum is to provide a platform to deliver information focusing on the construction and real estate industries, thus serving an area in which British companies and individuals excel globally, and helping them create opportunities to interact with, and deepen their knowledge of the China construction and real estate sector.

Specifically, the forum aims to: 

  • disseminate UKTI updates and news of relevant VIP visits and other UKTI developments in this sector;
  • provide a point of liaison with the Chinese authorities regarding the construction industry;
  • provide Chinese companies intending to invest in the UK with the opportunity to interact with British professionals.

To learn more or to join this forum, please email

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Infrastructure & Property Forum Chairs

Infra-1.jpgChas Pope

Chas Pope is an Associate in Arup's Beijing office with over 12 years’ experience in international multidisciplinary building design since graduating from Cambridge University as a structural engineer.


Infra-2.jpgJenny Lawton

Jenny is Regional Director of Ultra Electronics. She began working for Ultra in 2005 after over two decades with MNCs in America and Asia Pacific. Jenny started Ultra’s China business from scratch. She also functions as chief executive for Ultra Electronics' joint ventures in China in the infrastructure, energy and ICT sectors.