RICS has verified the appointment of its presidential crew for 2021-22, with Clement Lau turning into president, supported by Ann Gray as president-elect and Tina Paillet as senior vice-president.
The appointments come in the wake of a raft of leading-brass resignations, with chief executive Sean Tompkins, president Kath Fontana, interim chair of the Governing Council Chris Brooke and chair of the management board Paul Marcuse all standing down from their posts earlier this month.
Incoming RICS president Lau is at the moment the director and head of growth and valuations for commercial property with Hongkong Land. He is a fellow member of RICS (FRICS) and has held a variety of roles inside the institution, together with as chair of the RICS Hong Kong Board and member of the RICS Asia Regional Board.
Grey is a real estate broker and licensed architect centered in Los Angeles with extra than 25 years’ expertise. She operates her very own apply in California and previously held the US Industry Seat on the Governing Council.
Paillet is an worldwide serious estate govt with extra than 25 yrs of expertise in the created setting throughout asset management, improvement initiatives and sustainable financial investment.
The resignations at RICS adopted the publication of an independent overview into the entire body, which discovered that four non-executives who lifted fears over an audit were being wrongly dismissed.
The review from Alison Levitt QC has explained a “power struggle” at the organisation and claimed that “sound governance concepts were being not followed”.