Nick Bliss

Founding Trustee

Nick is a partner at the law firm Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer where he has specialised in the planning, financing and delivery of infrastructure globally over the last three decades. He was a member of the London First group, which in February 2013 published the influential report into the feasibility of Crossrail 2 (chaired by Lord Adonis) that commenced the current promotion of the scheme.

He was also a member of the GLA’s Infrastructure Investment Advisory Group, which developed a London Infrastructure Plan to 2050 and is an advisor to the London Infrastructure Advisory Board. From 2003-2007 he sat on the Commercial Advisory Board to the Department of Health. He has been involved in numerous ‘first of a kind’ infrastructure projects and in the on-going development of infrastructure delivery models both in the UK and internationally. He speaks and writes regularly on all aspects of infrastructure development.