Shepherd Chartered Surveyors managing partner Ian Fergusson has been appointed as a Board member of the UK and Ireland World Regional Board of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS).
The UK and Ireland World Regional Board develops and leads a strategy for the UK and Ireland in collaboration with six other world regions. Within world regions, national boards are responsible for implementing their part of the World Regional Board’s business plan within the context of RICS’ corporate strategy in their country.
Mr Fergusson said, “I’m delighted to be appointed to this select and prestigious position within UK RICS and look forward to contributing to the ongoing development of RICS’ corporate strategy through the provision of regular market intelligence and insight from the perspective of the region. Together with my fellow UK and Ireland World Regional Board members, I will be seeking to develop and maintain oversight of the UK strategy and its implementation and encouraging innovation and ideas in support of the growth of RICS across UK markets.”
A fellow of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS) who has worked in the property industry for over 30 years, Fergusson remains on The RICS Scotland Board, the Assigned Risk Pool panel, which helps firms experiencing Professional Indemnity Insurance issues in difficult market conditions, and is a member of the newly created RICS Cross Industry Residential Valuation Forum.