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The New Power Interview: Mike Weston, Chief executive, Pensions Infrastructure Platform

Chancellor George Osborne said he wanted to see £20 billion invested by UK pension funds in UK infrastructure. It has not been that simple, Pensions ­Infrastructure Platform (PIP) chief executive Mike Weston told Janet Wood, but PIP is ready to invest. The message to energy projects is: come and talk to us

Two years after it came into operation, the Pensions Infrastructure Platform (PIP) has helped raise £1 billion in infrastructure funds. “Some will say that’s way off the chancellor’s £20 billion target, but £1 billion is pretty good going,” says chief executive Mike Weston.

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