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Economic professor set for GGF Member's Week

Glass and Glazing Federation

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The Glass and Glazing Federation (GGF) is delighted to confirm that Professor Noble Francis, Economics Director for Construction Products Association (CPA) has agreed to present a webinar at Members’ Week on 29th September on “The Economic Landscape”.

The webinar will provide an overview of the economy, the drivers and the political backdrop and outline the scenarios that could be ahead as we enter even more challenging times in 2021. The online presentation will be followed by a Q&A session.

As Economics Director at the CPA, Professor Noble oversees one of the most respected teams of economists in the construction industry, producing the quarterly Construction Forecasts, Construction Trade Surveys and bespoke construction economics research. 

With a Masters’ Degree and PhD in applied economics and an Honorary Professorship of Construction Economics from UCL, Professor Noble has over 15 years of experience producing economic forecasts.  He and his team’s work is supplied to Government and is regularly featured in the Financial Times and other national newspapers, construction trade press, television and radio.

On Professor Noble agreeing to speak at Members’ Day, James Lee, GGF Director of External Affairs commented, “Professor Noble Francis confirming to present and share his expert knowledge of the economy, adds even more gravitas to the GGF’s webinar programme. Members’ Week will a three day event full of interesting and informative webinars that I am sure our Members will find really useful for their businesses.”

The GGF will be conducting an exclusive interview with Noble about his presentation at Members’ Week. This interview will feature on the GGF website on 6th September and will provide more information on the economy and the potential scenarios ahead.

“The Economic Landscape” webinar is scheduled for 2pm to 3.15pm on 29th September. GGF Members can book their place at this webinar by visiting Non-members interested in attending should contact the GGF


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