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The National Treasury Management Agency presents NTMA Talks. A podcast series featuring key leaders from across the Irish business landscape.

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The National Treasury Management Agency presents NTMA Talks. A podcast series featuring key leaders from across the Irish business landscape.

    NDFA: Infrastructure Delivery – Social Housing PPP Programme

    NDFA: Infrastructure Delivery – Social Housing PPP Programme

    In this episode, Susanne Fitzpatrick, Sector Head – Programme Manager, and Derek Allen, Programme Lead, from the National Development Finance Agency speak about the delivery of homes in the Irish Social Housing PPP Programme. 
    They discuss the background to the Social Housing PPP Programme and the project bundles that are delivering homes throughout the country. They explain the role of the NDFA on the programme and describe the importance of stakeholder collaboration when procuring and delivering these projects. Gareth Rowan, PPP Project Manager from Dublin City Council, joins Susanne and Derek to provide an insight into the Social Housing PPP Programme from the local authority perspective. 

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    • 17 min
    Climate: NewERA’s role in the Climate Action Framework

    Climate: NewERA’s role in the Climate Action Framework

    In this episode, Jacinta McDonnell, Corporate Finance Manager, NewERA, John Dillon, Head of NewERA and JP Corkery, Senior Manager, NewERA, discuss the Climate Action Framework for the commercial semi-State sector. The Climate Action Framework is designed to help ensure that commercial semi-State companies can play a lead role in Ireland’s transition to a carbon neutral economy and society, while also recognising the need for commercial independence in their respective operating environments.

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    • 11 min
    NDFA: Infrastructure Delivery – TU Dublin Grangegorman

    NDFA: Infrastructure Delivery – TU Dublin Grangegorman

    In this episode, Laura McElduff, Project Manager and David Hannon, Sector Head - Programme Manager from the National Development Finance Agency speak about the delivery of the Central & East Quads PPP project for TU Dublin on the Grangegorman Campus.  They describe what a PPP project is and discuss the background to the project, the new buildings and facilities now available on the campus. They give an insight into some of the challenges faced during the delivery of this project and how these were overcome, and provide an overview of other activities in the NDFA including projects currently in procurement by the NDFA.
     
    The NDFA Project brief was to deliver two large academic buildings for TU Dublin to accommodate the migration of 15 different schools, and up to 10,000 students into a single campus on the Grangegorman site.
     
    The Grangegorman Development Agency (GDA)  was established in 2006 by the Irish Government under the GDA Act 2005 to redevelop the 73-acre former St Brendan’s Hospital grounds in Dublin’s North Inner City as an integrated and inclusive education, health and community campus. To find out more about the Grangegorman development see www.ggda.ie

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    • 12 min
    Climate: Green Bonds

    Climate: Green Bonds

    In this episode, Emma Jane Joyce, Senior Business Manager – Sustainability and Climate Action, speaks with Mark Merrigan, Head of Bond Products and Documentation in the NTMA’s Funding and Debt Management Unit, about Ireland’s Sovereign Green Bond Programme. 
    They discuss the nature of sovereign green bonds and how they differ from regular government bonds and how the market has developed over the years since the NTMA first issued green bonds in 2018. They also discuss the recent launch of the 2021 Allocation Report and the 2020 Impact Reports, both of which are available on the NTMA’s website.

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    • 19 min
    ISIF: Oblivious AI - Securing Data, Securing Insights

    ISIF: Oblivious AI - Securing Data, Securing Insights

    In this episode, James Brennan, ISIF, and Jack Fitzsimons, Head Of Technology and Co-Founder, Oblivious AI, discuss how an increased focus on data privacy has created a unique challenge for organisations looking to leverage data analytics. Oblivious’ AI seeks to overcome this challenge through the use of artificial intelligence and machine learning - allowing organisations to process data without direct access to the underlying sensitive information, reducing risk from cyberattacks while also creating new insight opportunities for data owners.
    Through both direct and indirect investment, the Ireland Strategic Investment Fund (ISIF) provides capital to some of the most innovative and forward-thinking projects in Ireland.
    Head-quartered in Dublin, Oblivious AI allows organisations to collaborate on sensitive data while maintaining the strictest legal, moral and ethical safeguards through the use of its unique AI platform.

     
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    • 32 min
    ISIF: Provizio - AI: The Future of Automotive Accident Prevention

    ISIF: Provizio - AI: The Future of Automotive Accident Prevention

    In this episode, James Brennan, ISIF, and Barry Lunn, CEO of Provizo, discuss how AI can be used to perceive, predict and prevent car accidents in real time. With an estimated 94 per cent of crashes caused by human factors, Provizio seeks to look beyond traditional autonomous systems and use its unique AI platform to solve the enormous challenge around accident prevention.
    Through both direct and indirect investment, the Ireland Strategic Investment Fund (ISIF) provides capital to some of the most innovative and forward-thinking projects in Ireland.
    Provizio develops accident prevention technology platform intended to reduce human error that causes the majority of road deaths. The company's platform combines vision sensors and machine learning to help drivers see through obstacles and to detect wider and further hazards in all-weather conditions, while also applying predictive analytics, enabling drivers to reduce and prevent accidents.

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    • 41 min

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