G&T Associate, David Keddie, has been appointed as the new Chairman of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS) Matrics UK Board, stepping up from his previous role as Vice Chair. David takes over the role from Amy Leader of Essex County Council.
RICS Matrics was created to look after the interests of RICS members entering or not long in the profession of surveying. It provides a network, support and voice for its members, enabling them to grow and feel like an integral part of the wider RICS.
"My job is to help support the RICS’s agenda, raise the profile of the organisation and the profession as a whole and support young surveyors coming into the industry."
David Keddie, RICS Matrics Chariman
“I am excited and honoured to step into the role of RICS Matrics Chairman. My job is to help support the RICS’s agenda, raise the profile of the organisation and the profession as a whole and support young surveyors coming into the industry. My personal agenda for the year will be raising awareness of mental health and diversity, which I think are important challenges for our industry to tackle. If we can get better at talking about these issues I believe it will be a significant help in changing attitudes and ultimately attracting and retaining great people into rewarding and fulfilling careers in an exciting and fast paced industry.”
RICS Matrics relies on members getting involved and sharing their views as well as providing a range of networking, social and sporting events for fun and friendship. With over 40 local RICS Matrics groups their reach across the UK is growing.
I am excited and honoured to step into the role of RICS Matrics Chairman.
For more information and to join visit: http://www.rics.org/uk/the-profession/new-members/about-rics-matrics/
Gardiner & Theobald is an RICS regulated firm.