Implementation of the National Development Plan 2018-2027

IIEA19th June 20181min
Robert Watt discussed how the Ten-Year Capital Plan will respond to Ireland’s key international and domestic challenges, and outlined governance arrangements to ensure its implementation.


The Government launched its 10-year Capital Investment Plan in February 2018, aimed at addressing a number of key national challenges.

Robert Watt outlined how the Capital investment Plan will deliver Ireland’s infrastructure needs. He focused on how this new strategic framework will guide investment decision-making and the governance arrangements that will be needed to ensure effective implementation.


About the Speaker

Robert Watt has been Secretary General of the Department of Public Expenditure and Reform since May, 2011. He is an economist and has broad experience in both the public and private sector. He has worked in a range of roles within the Department as well as previously working with Indecon Economic Consultants and London Economics. He holds a primary degree in business studies and a masters in economics.