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Public Affairs Group

The CIC Public Affairs Group is a virtual group for the public/external affairs professionals within the membership organisations, chaired by Dirk Vennix, CEO of CIRIA.

The Public Affairs Group terms of reference:

  • To advise and assist the CIC Chief Executive in making representations and responding to government and other public and influential bodies on policy issues and associated matters affecting the built environment
  • To assist the preparation of policy papers and consultation responses, where appropriate
  • To advise CIC’s views on Public Affairs issues which may be jointly presented to Government and other appropriate authorities in conjunction with other organisations representing sectors of the construction industry.
  • To share knowledge and experience of public affairs activity by members
  • Raising awareness and highlighting opportunities to collaborate