This one-day workshop is designed to give employers and their technical/support staff an understanding of becoming AssocRICS.
Associate RICS (generally known as AssocRICS) is an entry-grade level of RICS membership for technical and support staff in the built environment. It is an opportunity for people with no degree, but with the relevant work experience and/or vocational qualifications to join RICS.
This one-day workshop is designed to give employers and their technical/support staff an understanding of the benefits of AssocRICS, the requirements for applying to become AssocRICS and details on the application process including the competency requirements.
Bernyce is an RICS professional who specialises in quantity surveying. She is also a registered property manager from the Board of Valuers, Appraisers, Estate Agents and Property Managers, Malaysia.
She has been working in the construction industry for 10 years and has gained significant experience in many aspects of cost control and the management of construction projects from pre- to post-contract.
She is a Bachelor of Science graduate from the University of Malaya and has two Masters of Science in Building and Real Estate from University of Malaya and National University of Singapore. She became a chartered surveyor in 2015 while working in private practice in the Singapore, as a principal quantity surveyor.
After various management roles in the private sector in Singapore, she joined UEM group as external consultant in quantity surveying.
Bill Jones, BSc MA, FRICS, MSISV
Bill is an RICS Fellow and has been working in the property industry full time for over 30 years. He holds a BSc in Urban Estate Management from LJMU (Liverpool John Moores University) and an MA in Management from the LJMU Business School.
Bill is also a member of the Singapore Institute of Surveyors & Valuers (SISV). He became a Chartered Surveyor (MRICS) in 1986 while working for Sutcliffe & Co. in the UK as a Valuer, Commercial Agent and Property Manager. After a variety of management roles in the public and private sector, Bill joined Royal Dutch Shell in late 2001 and held a variety of positions in FM, corporate real estate and asset management. With Shell, he was based in Singapore and worked on various real estate projects across the Asia Pacific region.
In 2011, Bill joined CBRE as Process Improvement Lead on the Shell EMEA account. Having been a member of RICS Asia Board and RICS Audit Committee, Bill joined RICS full-time four years ago, as ASEAN Director and International Standards Director for the Asia Pacific region. Bill recently moved on from RICS and is now in a global real estate role with a multi-national organisation.