16/10/2021

Board Master

Change Begins At Home

RICS unveils new interim leaders | Online

Nicholas Maclean headshot

Richard Collins, who joined RICS in 2019 as government director of the profession, has been appointed interim main govt. 

Nicholas Maclean has been appointed interim chair of Governing Council. Maclean is the chairman and managing director of CBRE’s Middle East region, which he recognized in 2005.

Isobel O’Regan, an elected member of Governing Council, has been appointed interim chair of the administration board. O’Regan is a director at Savills, dependent in Ireland, and has practised for over 30 many years, performing across a range of sectors in Dublin and Cork, including asset management, professional lettings and profits, skilled expert services incorporating personal loan stability critiques and obligatory acquisition function. 

RICS Governing Council has created the appointments for a period of up to 12 months to direct the establishment in offering necessary reforms, pursuing Alison Levitt QC’s report. 

The report found that 4 non-executives who lifted worries more than an audit ended up wrongly dismissed and that “sound governance concepts were not followed”.  

Prior to the report’s publication, chief govt Sean Tompkins, president Kath Fontana, interim chair of Governing Council, Chris Brooke, and chair of the Management Board, Paul Marcuse all stood down from their posts. Amit Shah, the chair of the audit committee, has occur to the close of his term.