RICSAssociate Director of RICS Land Group
Fiona is an Associate Director of RICS Land Group with primary responsibility for the Rural Professional Group. Fiona graduated from Trinity College in Dublin with a BSc in Management. She subsequently qualified as a management accountant in the oil and gas industry in London and spent her final years as an accountant in the financial services sector. Planning a change of career Fiona completed post graduate studies in Co-operative Organisation, Food Marketing and Rural Development, subjects which were more aligned to her interests. Fiona works very closely with the Rural Professional Group Board and has been instrumental in the development of a suite of guidance for rural members on a number of subjects, most recently on agricultural stocktaking valuations. She has also taken the lead on other key initiatives for rural members, in particular on the development of the RICS National Rural Conference.
Fiona Mannix, 21 Sep 2017
What does the EU referendum really mean for the future of the rural economy and agriculture in particular?
Fiona Mannix, 19 Sep 2017
Brexit and the impending withdrawal from current CAP structures and funding provides the UK with the opportunity to rethink agricultural taxation policy and focus on what the sector needs to ensure a sustainable future.
Fiona Mannix, 08 Aug 2017
Launched in June 2016, the Land Partnerships Service (provided by Fresh Start Land Enterprise Centre) helps connect land owners and land entrepreneurs.
Fiona Mannix, 16 Jun 2017
We recently attended the launch of the 2016 IPD UK Annual Forestry Index. The UK forestry sector currently contributes £2bn to Gross Value Added (GVA) annually and supports 79,000 jobs in rural locations.
The Lake District now becomes an international and global property which has the potential to have l...
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On Acknowledge the rural economy beyond farming
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