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Governing Council Elections

Governing Council Elections

Lead the future of our profession.

RICS has celebrated 150 years of leading in the built and natural environment, and now we're looking to the future.

Our world is rapidly changing around us. Population growth, urbanisation, climate change, and the digital revolution are profoundly impacting our profession. That's why we need you to help guide RICS and the profession through this exciting period by standing for our Governing Council.

With recent changes to modernise our governance structure, we're looking for RICS-qualified professionals to fill the new 15 market seats. As a global organisation, RICS needs these seats to ensure we have a diverse range of voices setting the strategic direction in a number of our priority markets.

If you, or a someone you know, have the skills and commitment needed to help lead our profession, please nominate yourself or put someone forward.

Click here for more information or to submit your nomination

Why nominate?

Hear from current members of our Presidential team as they share the benefits of being a member of RICS' Governing Council, and the role you can play in keeping our profession at the heart of the built and natural environment.

The period for nomination has been extended until 23:59 UK Time on 26 August 2019

Our changing world needs RICS' commitment to standards, trust, and technical excellence. This is your chance to keep our profession at the heart of the built and natural environment.

Hear from current Governing Council members

The strength of the RICS as a global organisation is that it can leverage the diversity, energy, commitment and expertise of professional members. Now is the time for members to rise to the challenge and offer their market expertise to the development of a global RICS strategy to meet the challenges arising from the rapid pace of change in the built, natural and digital environments.

Kevin Brogan
Current member, RICS Governing Council

Shaping the future of the profession against a rapidly changing built and natural environment needs input from around the world and from different perspectives. It has never been more important to engage than it is today.

Isobel O’Regan
Current member, RICS Governing Council