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CIC Economic and Policy Briefing

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Chaired by Rt. Hon. Nick Raynsford, the CIC Economic and Policy Briefings provide regular economic analyses, policy updates and comments on major commercial projects in construction industry. The briefings bring together leading policy-makers, economists and senior industry players to discuss the key topics in an informal setting.

CPD certified, the briefings run six times a year, typically on Tuesdays, from 9.30am – 12.30pm with three speakers, the opportunity to ask questions and two short coffee breaks.

This session will feature:

  • Will Waller – Market Intelligence Lead & Associate at Arcadis
  • David Orr -Chief Executive of National Housing Federation
  • Rebecca Williams – Onshore & offshore wind energy lead at RenewableUK


In 2018 the series will continue to take place at the Institute of Civil Engineers, Westminster on the following dates:

  • Tuesday 10 April
  • Tuesday 15 May
  • Tuesday 10 July
  • Tuesday 16 October
  • Tuesday 13 November

2018 Programme:

Jim O'Sullivan, Chief Executive, Highways England; David Lunts, Executive Director of Housing & Land, Greater London Authority; Charles Horton, Chief Executive of Govia Thameslink; Dale Sinclair, BIM Protocol Launch; Prof Noble Francis, CPA; James Hastings, Experian, Kate Henderson, Chief Executive, Town & Country Planning; Michael Dall, Barbour ABI; Centre for Digital Built Britain, John Cridland CBE, Chair of the Transport for the North

Past speakers include:

Gavin Barwell MP, former Minister for Housing, Planning and London, Andrew Wolstenholme OBE, CEO of Crossrail and CLC, John Cridland CBE, Chair of the Transport for the North, Mark Farmer, Terrie Alafat (CIH), Phil Wilbraham (BAA), Bridget Rosewell OBE from the National Infrastructure Committee, Chris Savage, Paul Morrell, former Chief Construction Adviser, Dr Andrew Neather, Crossrail 2, Prof.Noble Francis, CPA, Peter Andrews from the Bank of England as well as analysts from Experian and Glenigans and Arcadis, to name a few.