Future Leaders Network (FLN)

Be a part of our dynamic community for the next generation leading the way in infrastructure and energy.

Included in your IPFA membership, this platform provides a dynamic and informative space for early to mid-career professionals to come together from all around the world to learn, develop and network with fellow practitioners.
Our FLN connects you to, and provides a voice for, our growing community of Future Leaders globally, enabling you to keep up to date with our ever changing industry. We invite you to build on your professional profile by gaining a better understanding of infra & energy, improving your technical expertise and developing and enhancing your business and soft skills.

Quick links | On-demand content | Get more involved  | FLN Committees

FLN Activities


Take a look at what we’ve got coming up below and register using your work email address. Your employer needs to be an IPFA member – if you aren’t sure about this, please see our members list.

It is now more important than ever to be part of a community as we work to face this global challenge together. Whilst our ‘in person’ activities are on hold for the time being, our FLN will continue to provide a dedicated space for you to keep connected and updated during this time. Our digital platforms (see details below) offer interactive online events and activities for you to come together to get your questions answered, share experiences and learn from industry experts.

Regional Industry Insights

Virtual Network Club
We are excited to launch a new online networking platform. In this virtual experience you will be able to create new connections and meet your Future Leader peers online.

5 Feb Australia | Register now

8 Feb Middle East | Register now

18 Feb Netherlands | Register now

4 Mar UK | Register now

11 Mar Belgium | Register now

22 Mar Germany | Register now

15 Apr North America | Register now

22 Apr South Africa | Register now

Industry Insights Webinars
Experts in the field share their knowledge and offer exclusive insights on the key market developments that are relevant to your region.

Q1 2021 Corporate PPAs in Asia | Register interest

On-Demand Restructuring 101: Waivers, Defaults and Insolvency in Australia | Watch now

On-Demand The Shifting Sands of the European Energy Markets | Watch now

On-Demand Ask the Expert: LIBOR Transition | Watch now

Global Infrastructure Fundamentals

A unique opportunity to learn more about the latest global trends in infra and energy. In these webinars, you’ll hear from sector specialists who will provide a high-level introduction and equip you with everything you need to know on the new and most topical sectors in the industry today.

All You Need to Know About Corporate PPAs | Watch now

What’s Powering the Online Economy | Watch now

Understanding the Impact of COVID-19 on Oil & Gas | Watch now

FLN Podcast

 Future Leaders’ Guide to…

The ‘Future Leaders’ Guide to…’ podcast empowers you to progress your career in infrastructure and energy. Through a series of conversations and interviews we will arm you with the tools to get you through the week as well as the skills to shape your future.

Series 2: Breaking Down Barriers
Amongst the many external challenges that we face, we also have to contend with our own internal anxieties that can come with career progression, our day to day lives and the uncertainty of a crisis. Submit your questions for our experts now. 

EP 1  Building Confidence

EP 2  Mitigating Unconscious Bias

EP 3  Understanding Mindfulness

Ep 4  Communicating with Different Personality Types

EP 5  Stepping Out of Your Comfort Zone

More episodes to be announced soon. Subscribe via Spotify to receive updates.

Series 1: Building Resilience & Connectivity Series
There is no better time to develop your soft skills, build self-resilience and learn how to develop client and personal relationships. Listen to Series 1 now.


Knowledge Workshops

Exclusive access to live interactive virtual workshops providing future leaders with essential online training. Collaborating with expert trainers each workshop is designed to last anything between 1-3 hours. Number of delegates can be limited to ensure an in-depth learning experience.

Financial Models in a Crisis –  Stress Testing the Model | Watch now

Lockdown to Lock Up: Waivers and Defaults | Watch now

Financial Models in a Crisis – Assessing the Impact Part 1 | Watch now  Part 2 | Watch now

Creating a Responsible Future – Sustainable Finance and ESG | Watch now

You may also like… more on-demand content

All our virtual content is recorded and posted online for you to access. Take a look at our library of FLN on-demand presentations, reports and webinars.

Soft-skills webinar | Accelerating Growth, One Action at a Time

Soft-skills presentation | Introduction to Negotiating & Influencing

Energy Transition webinar | Introduction to Renewables

Structuring the Deal webinar series | What Makes a Project Bankable?

Financial modelling webinars:

Get more involved

To make sure that you find out when new sessions are announced, sign up to our mailing list and follow IPFA on LinkedIn

Interesting in hosting or taking part as a speaker on an upcoming FLN activity? Let us know at connect@ipfa.org

We are also keen to hear from you if you have any suggestions for topics or themes that we should cover.

Future Leaders Network Committees

We have dedicated FLN Committees who work with us to ensure that our activities are timely, topical and relevant to you.

Like you, all our committee members work in the infrastructure and project financing industry and are early to mid-career professionals.

If you would be interested in joining a committee, please get in touch: connect@ipfa.org