Managing Director, Asia Pacific

Kaye Herald is responsible for RICS' operations in the world regions of ASEAN, Oceania, North Asia and South Asia.

Kaye Herald

Kaye has an MA in business and a post-graduate diploma in finance as well as having completed a number of professional senior and advanced management programmes.

She is a member of the Australian Institute of Company Directors and sits on various boards, including RICS Oceania and the Australian Sustainable Built Environment Council. 

She was awarded the Chief Executive Women’s Scholarship for the Macquarie University Advanced Management Program and has been nominated for a number of industry awards, including the Bulletin Business Woman of the Year, and the International Women’s Federation of Industry and Commerce Business Woman of the Year.

In 2005, Kaye Herald took over the reins for RICS in Oceania and was subsequently promoted to the Asia Pacific role in 2011. Kaye has been working in the professional services industry since 1999 when she took up the role of chief executive officer with Urbis, a pre-eminent town planning, property consulting/valuation, urban design, social planning and research firm. She has managed LGK Management Consultancy, specialising in business improvement in the professional services and industrial sector, working with accountancy and financial management firms.

Prior to making the move to professional services, Kaye held various senior roles within the transport and logistics sector, including national and state general management roles with TNT Australia, TNT Logistics, TNT Airfreight and Linfox.

In her current role with RICS, Kaye's responsibilities include:

  • Working with governments and industry stakeholders to promote professional standards for property professions across the business unit
  • The management of communications, CPD provision, membership and other services
  • Working with member boards, industry stakeholders and end-users to identify, assess and implement the key strategic requirements in the evolving needs of the land, property and built environment

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