RICSEditor of Modus
An experienced and award-winning magazine editor, Oliver has worked in the sectors of property, insurance, automotive and technology.
At Sunday Publishing, he has edited titles for a variety of high-profile clients, including Miller Homes, British Gas, Allianz and Toyota, as well as RICS.
Oliver Parsons, 01 Dec 2016
After a turbulent 12 months that’s seen the UK decide to leave the EU and the US elect the controversial Donald Trump as President, we’re capping off the year with a highly appropriate theme: disruption.
Oliver Parsons, 28 Oct 2016
As we become more and more used to seeing flooding events every year, climate scientists are starting to talk about a ‘new normal’ of frequent floods.
Oliver Parsons, 24 Oct 2016
As business deals become more complex, and more challenged by the variety of cultural norms that we are exposed to in the global marketplace, how can you be sure you are behaving ethically?
Oliver Parsons, 27 Sep 2016
Across the world, cities are turning into megacities at lightning pace, and in turn compromises are being made in terms of living space and conditions, zoning and infrastructure. To avoid a dystopian urban nightmare, what forms of leadership do we need in cities … and where will this leadership come from?
Oliver Parsons, 30 Aug 2016
The profession is facing a demographic timebomb. With 25% of members reaching retirement age in the next 10 years, and immediate skills shortages in areas such as quantity surveying, teaching the next generation of surveyors has never been more important or urgent.
Oliver Parsons, 22 Jun 2016
As business deals become more complex, and more challenged by the variety of cultural norms we are exposed to in the global marketplace, how can you be sure you are behaving ethically?
Oliver Parsons, 30 May 2016
In order to keep global warming to below two degrees, the built environment sector needs to reduce its carbon emissions by 84 billion tonnes by 2050 – that’s equivalent to taking 22,000 coal-fired power stations offline.
Oliver Parsons, 25 Apr 2016
If Britain votes to leave the EU, how will that decision affect the built environment sector? It's the big question this month, as we count down to the summer’s referendum.
Oliver Parsons, 24 Mar 2016
The growth of the global middle class is driving demand for better housing across the world – especially in countries such as Brazil, India and China. In our cover feature this month, we speak to experts and RICS members about the particular challenges
of delivering middle-class housing in these markets.
Oliver Parsons, 01 Mar 2016
Risk versus reward: it’s an age-old conflict ever-present in the worlds of economics and finance.
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