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Why I value my RICS membership

Why I value my RICS membership

Our members explain what being part of RICS means to them: from career and networking opportunities to the value of trust, respect and professional ethics.

See how our members have enhanced their careers

Why I value my RICS membership

I qualified with RICS more than 12 years ago. Looking at the global applicability of professional and ethical standards, I thought there was a real chance to have a transparent development sector.

Read Phlip's story

Being a member of RICS is seen by both international and domestic clients as a sign of trust and transparency. This is fundamental to what I do as a valuer.

Marek Pohl MRICS
BNP Paribas Real Estate

Why I value my RICS membership

After I passed my APC, I remember receiving numerous phone calls and emails from recruitment consultants.

Suddenly, in the eyes of organisations I had gone from being a quantity surveyor to a chartered quantity surveyor and I was more sought after.

Read Kieran's story

I like to compare my RICS membership with the Premier League. It shows my clients I'm part of the world’s leading professional body, which gives them the confidence they are in good hands.

Susan Perdijk MRICS
Manager FRIS Valuations & Real Estate Advisory, Amsterdam

Be part of a global network

With more than 130,000 RICS members around the world and offices covering the major political and financial centres, our market presence puts you at the forefront of the profession and at the heart of international policy.

How to join RICS

Walking through the journey to become MRICS has broadened my horizons and been rewarding. This valuable experience has not only strengthened my skillset, but also offered me open doors that have opened my eyes to career choices, changes and development.

Peony So MRICS

The high standards grant an aura of professional and ethical competence and build trust with potential business partners and peers.

Dániel Ódor MRICS
Taylor Wessing

Charles Blandignieres
Charles Blandignières MRICS

After 10 years with RICS in France, I’ve never regretted this choice. The experience has allowed me to meet exceptional real estate professionals. We embody positive values that I’m proud to share.

Charles Blandignières MRICS
Project director, Union Investment Real Estate, Paris