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GPC Membership

The Global Projects Center's Industrial Affiliate Program creates value for organizations engaged in financing, developing, building, operating or investing in long term infrastructure projects and other capital assets globally through research, education, networking and outreach.

There are a variety of benefits available to members of the GPC, such as facilitated recruiting of students, member bulletins, issues in brief, access to technical reports, attendance at private seminars, and, in certain circumstances, mini-internships, visiting fellowship programs, and opportunities to sit on the Board of Advisors or have GPC staff come out for site visits. 

Current Affiliates

Abo Akademi University

With a specific focus on project business and industrial marketing at Abo Akademi Univesity, the Department of Chemical Engineering focuses on value creation and industrial logic and business models in industrial investments and project-based firms and organizational design in large projects. 


Amazon Web Services (AWS) is a secure cloud services platform, offering compute power, database storage, content delivery and other functionality to help businesses scale and grow. Explore how millions of customers are currently leveraging AWS cloud products and solutions to build sophisticated applications with increased flexibility, scalability and reliability.

Ananda Development

Ananda Development PCL is a Thai property developer that focusses on condominium developments related to major transportation infrastructure. Its brands cover all segments of the market from luxury units costing over $1 million to super value costing $30,000. The company was founded in 1999 and its 2012 IPO unleashed its potential when it began a growth spurt that has the company expecting to grow 10X between its IPO and 2020. The company grew its market share in condo launches by major developers from less than 5% in the year before its IPO to over a quarter of the national total by 2017. This growth has been fuelled by the company’s dedication to innovation. The company has a long history of successfully working with foreign partners beginning in 2006 with Prudential, continuing with Mitsui Fudosan from 2013 and expanding with Ascott (A CapitaLand Company) in 2017.


Anbaric’s corporate mission is to develop innovative, large electric infrastructure projects, and to be good stewards of the portions of those projects we and our investor partners own directly. As a developer, Anbaric invests in projects that will have long lifespans: electric transmission and distribution assets foremost among them.  As a steward of our investors’ capital, we are interested in growing our portfolio of assets that provide steady, reliable returns for decades to come. We do not seek energy commodity exposure. Instead, we seek to develop and own interests in assets and companies that are platforms for the efficient trade of energy.


APG carries out collective pension schemes in the Netherlands for participants in the education, government, and construction sectors, cleaning and window-cleaning companies, housing corporations and energy and utility companies as well as social or sheltered employment. APG manages pension assets of in total approximately 337 billion euros (September 2013) for these sectors. APG works for over 30,000 employers and provides for the income of around 4.5 million participants and administrates over 30% of all collective pension schemes in the Netherlands.


Founded in 1946 with an initial focus on structural engineering, Arup first came to the world’s attention with the structural design of the Sydney Opera House, followed by its work on the Centre Pompidou in Paris. Arup has since grown into a truly multidisciplinary organisation. Most recently, its work for the 2008 Olympics in Beijing has reaffirmed its reputation for delivering innovative and sustainable designs that reinvent the built environment.


AustralianSuper is one of Australia’s largest industry superannuation funds with $65 billion in funds under management. AustralianSuper is focused on building a portfolio of core infrastructure assets predominantly in the regulated utilities, transport and contracted sectors. 


Azcende is a venture capital and advisory firm that seeks to evolve the infrastructure utility and value of the world’s cities through its investment mindset in urban innovation. As a result of our expertise and insights into (smart city) infrastructure, Azcende can harness existing assets and services or enhance construction or new infrastructure through effective identification and matching of early-stage tech startups (in which we may seek to invest). Combined with our approach to identify societal, economic and environmental problems, there has never been a better time to leverage new approaches to intergenerational infrastructure necessary to support humanity’s urban future. This is why our Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) focus is central to our business – to ensuring that we advance humanity with positive (economic, social and environmental) impact.


Bechtel is one of the most respected global engineering, construction, and project management companies. Together with our customers, we deliver landmark projects that create long-term progress and economic growth. Since 1898, we’ve completed more than 25,000 extraordinary projects across 160 countries on all seven continents. We operate through four global businesses: Infrastructure; Nuclear, Security & Environmental; Oil, Gas & Chemicals; and Mining & Metals. Our company and our culture are built on more than a century of leadership and a relentless adherence to our values, the core of which are safety, quality, ethics, and integrity. These values are what we believe, what we expect, what we deliver, and what we live.

Booz Allen Hamilton

Booz Allen Hamilton has been at the forefront of strategy and technology for more than 100 years. Today, the firm provides management and technology consulting and engineering services to leading Fortune 500 corporations, governments, and not-for-profits across the globe. Booz Allen partners with public and private sector clients to solve their most difficult challenges through a combination of consulting, analytics, mission operations, technology, systems delivery, cybersecurity, engineering, and innovation expertise.

Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce

CIBC Capital Markets has almost 1,300 employees who work closely with each of our corporate, government and institutional clients to tailor solutions to help them access capital, expand their operations and actively invest. Ltd (ASX: CAR) is an ASX 100 company and one of the largest online automotive, motorcycle and marine classifieds business in the world. The carsales network has operations and interests in leading marketplaces across Australia, South Korea, Brazil, Mexico, Chile, Colombia, Argentina and South East Asia. Ltd also has interests in a range of adjacent industries spanning vehicle inspections, e-commerce, data, commercial software, payments and media. The carsales network receives tens of millions of visits to its online properties each month, services ~30,000 dealer customers and has ~5m members. The company is headquartered in Melbourne, Australia and employs approximately 1000 people across the world. 


With a history of strong long-term performance, we’re the leading Industry Super Fund for the building, construction and allied industries. We’re a long-standing superannuation fund that helps our members build a secure future. Year after year, our default investment option, Growth (Cbus MySuper) has performed better than the industry average. Our wholly-owned property development company, Cbus Property, invests in property developments across Australia, creating jobs for the building, construction and allied industries.


With US headquarters in Austin, Texas, Cintra is a leading private-sector transportation infrastructure company, with experience spanning more than 47 years of innovative highway development on three continents. Today, its portfolio includes more than 1,320 miles of managed highways globally, representing a total global investment in roadway improvements of approximately $24.4 billion. Cintra manages more than $9 billion of infrastructure projects in the United States and more than $4.4 billion of infrastructure projects in Canada.


CloudCover is a software-defined cybersecurity risk aware, risk control organization with the goal of utilizing automated intelligent risk analytics to underwrite cybersecurity data insurance in sub-second.  Since inception, CloudCover’s research and development expanded its product portfolio with AI-based machine learning, including decentralized blockchain technology to revolutionize the insertion of the CyberSafety Platform™ that will disrupt traditional data privacy structures lacking sub-second cybersecurity including underwriting (risk transfer) incremental data insurance on-demand. For more information, please visit: or follow @TheCloudCover on Twitter.

Cushman & Wakefield

Cushman & Wakefield is a leading global real estate services firm that provides our clients with insight to make real estate decisions. In a world that continues to change faster than ever, we provide deep expertise locally, with global perspective. And in doing so, we strive to create a positive impact—on our employees and their families, our clients, local and global communities, and the natural environment. We work with stakeholders in more than 70 countries to create a sustainable, successful, responsible business, which includes understanding the way our activities affect other businesses, the environment, society, and the economy.


Established in 1924, Daikin Industries is one of the leading manufacturer of air conditioning equipment in the world. It had over $17B in annual revenue in 2016. Daikin sells its air conditioners in more than 150 countries. Leveraging its cutting-edge technologies, Daikin delivers outstanding products and solutions to ensure comfortable and sustainable living environments to people all over the world. Daikin strives to bring new technologies and solutions to improve its customers' every day life. In that spirit, Daikin has established an innovation center in the heart of Silicon Valley to collaborate and benefit from the innovation ecosystem here.


Deloitte is the brand under which tens of thousands of dedicated professionals in independent firms throughout the world collaborate to provide audit, consulting, financial advisory, risk management, and taxservices to selected clients. Not all Deloitte firms provide all services.

Idaho Forest Group

Idaho Forest Group was formed in 2008 when two regional timber interests – Riley Creek Lumber and Bennett Forest Industries – combined their resources. The company continues to invest in new facilities, technology and manpower. From its Coeur d’Alene, Idaho headquarters, the closely held, family-owned company continues to be “Idaho Grown.” The company founders hold high standards when it comes to product, process and company objectives. This is a healthy, growing company – big enough for its national and international markets, but with hometown ethics and pride in a job well done. Excellence is the goal in caring for natural resources, employees and customers.


Founded in 1975, Lite-On embraces being “Best Partner in Opto-Electronic, Eco-Friendly and Intelligent Technologies” as its vision to focus on the development of optoelectronics and key electronic components, and strives to build up competitive edge through resource integration and optimized management. Lite-On produces products that are used in a broad range of applications, such as computers, communications, consumer electronics, automotive electronics, LED lighting, cloud computing, industrial automation as well as biotech and healthcare. For more than 40 years, Lite-On has concentrated on establishing a competitive advantage in mass production. Through resource integration and management, we maximize the returns from a diverse product portfolio to realize excellent revenue growth and profits.


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Mubadala is a pioneering investor with the vision, scale and expertise to make a global impact. Proudly sovereign-owned and resolutely commercial in focus, we are accelerating the UAE’s economic growth with a bold and innovative approach to strategic investment.

New Zealand Superannuation Fund

The New Zealand Superannuation Fund invests money, on behalf of the Government, to help pay for the increased cost of superannuation entitlements in the future. By doing this the Fund adds to Crown wealth, improves the ability of future Governments to pay for National Superannuation, and ultimately reduces the tax burden on future New Zealanders of the cost of superannuation. A long-term, growth-oriented investor, the Fund has more than $23 billion in assets, including $3.5 billion* invested in New Zealand.The Fund is managed by a Crown Entity, the Guardians of New Zealand Superannuation. 


With net assets of $19 billion, OPTrust invests and manages one of Canada's largest pension funds and administers the OPSEU Pension Plan, a defined benefit plan with almost 90,000 members and retirees. OPTrust was established to give plan members and the Government of Ontario an equal voice in the administration of the OPSEU Pension Plan and the management of the assets through joint trusteeship. OPTrust is governed by a 10-member Board of Trustees, five of whom are appointed by OPSEU and five by the Government of Ontario.


Prologis is the global leader in logistics real estate. We own, manage and develop 678 million square feet of high quality properties in the most vibrant centers of commerce around the world. With over 3,300 buildings in 19 countries we serve over 5,000 of the best international brands and businesses. We foster strong relationships with our customers because we provide a more efficient supply chain that makes their operations more effective and more sustainable. This strategic relationship with Prologis creates a powerful competitive advantage. Our nine private and two public co-investment vehicles invest in our developments with specific risk profiles and each funding vehicle supports our sustainability goals, values and initiatives. 

Queensland Investment Corporation

QIC is a leading provider of dynamic investment solutions for sovereign wealth funds, superannuation funds and other institutional investors. Established in 1991 by the Queensland Government to manage its long-term investments, we have grown to be the third largest institutional investment manager in Australia, with more than 90 local and international clients and $74.3 billion* in funds under management. With a strong foundation in Australia, our global presence also extends to Asia, Europe and the United States.

Royal Bank of Canada

The Royal Bank of Canada and its subsidiaries operate under the master brand name RBC. We are one of Canada's largest banks and one of the largest banks in the world, based on market capitalization. We are one of North America's leading diversified financial services companies, and provide personal and commercial banking, wealth management, insurance, investor services and capital markets products and services on a global basis. We have over 80,000 full- and part-time employees who serve more than 16 million personal, business, public sector and institutional clients through offices in Canada, the U.S. and 35 other countries.

RPMI Railpen

The Railways Pension Scheme is one of the UK's largest and longest established pension funds. RPMI Railpen (Railpen) is responsible for the safekeeping and investment of around £28 billion on behalf of the scheme's 350,000 members who are connected with the railway industry. Our mission is to pay members’ pensions securely, affordably and sustainably. To achieve this we invest the scheme’s assets to generate strong investment returns over the long term.

State of Wisconsin Investment Board

The State of Wisconsin Investment Board (SWIB), created in 1951, is responsible for managing the assets of the Wisconsin Retirement System (WRS), the State Investment Fund (SIF) and other state trust funds. As of December 31, 2016, SWIB managed over $104 billion in assets.

Urban Venture Labs

Urban Venture Labs is a platform to inspire, mentor and fund early stage innovations that will transform Cities. We support entrepreneurs who are solving critical urban issues like air quality, water health, mobility, city governance and product and services for the urban poor.


Visa is a global payments technology company working to enable consumers, businesses, banks and governments to use digital currency. We work to improve lives and economies around the world. From advancing financial inclusion to helping in times of crisis, we're using our products, know-how and philanthropy to bring about positive change.


Wafra Investment Advisory Group, Inc., beneficially owned by the Public Institution for Social Security of Kuwait, and its affiliate, Wafra Capital Partners Inc., are registered investment advisory firms that offer an extensive range of investment services including private equity and debt, public equity and debt, Islamic finance, real estate and real assets.


WILO is one of the world’s leading premium providers of pumps and pump systems for the building technology, water and industrial sectors. Wilo is setting new standards as an innovation leader. We offer our customers tailored products with a high level of system efficiency and maximum energy conservation. Our goal is to make this as individual as necessary and as efficient as possible. With smart solutions that connect people, products and services, the Wilo Group is on the way to becoming the digital pioneer in the sector. The company has around 7,600 employees worldwide and makes more than 1.3 billion Euro turnover. Who we are: Founded in 1872 as “Kupfer- und Messingwarenfabrik” in Dortmund, Wilo has evolved from being a local specialist to a global player.