Professionals in land, real estate, construction and infrastructure choose to become RICS qualified for a number of reasons including personal pride, career development and to gain a competitive advantage.

Some of our members explain why they became RICS qualified and how it has helped them:

Inspire your team

Darren Eccleston MRICS was in a senior position when he decided to become RICS qualified to inspire his team and encourage them to do the same.

Inspirational business owner

Tom Green MRICS is the managing director of his own company, Greenward Associates. As a successful business owner Tom feels his qualification provides client reassurance that he is able to offer an exceptional service.

Make the next step

Gary Hough MRICS is currently working at Transport for London after working for Mouchel, Atkins, the Highways Agency and Faithful+Gould. His says his RICS qualification was vital in securing his roles at TFL and Faithful+Gould.

Getting ahead after a change in career

Emma Walker MRICS has previously worked in fine arts, publishing and the civil service and says her RICS qualification now means she has a career rather than a job.

From computer science to commercial property

Babar Ahmad MRICS graduated with a degree in computer science and now has a successful career in the property industry working for High Speed Two Ltd.


Membership grades

Whatever your experience or qualifications there is a professional grade suitable for everyone.

How to join

You’ve made the decision to enhance your career with RICS, now find out how to qualify.