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Meet the Board

Richard Garland BSc (Hons) MBA FRICS


Richard is the chair of the South East Regional Board, and plays a vital role in shaping the region’s engagement plan, working closely with his fellow board members.

Dr. Tina Papadopoulou FRICS FCIOB MAPM MInstLM

Associate Professor

Kingston University London

As an Associate Professor at Kingston University London who teaches on RICS accredited surveying courses and degree apprenticeships, I have a passion for transforming the lives of young individuals and guiding their journey to an exciting career in surveying. In addition to supporting the RICS community as an APC assessor and counsellor, my role at the board enables me to be the voice of students aspiring to be members and work collaboratively with colleagues on the board to increase member engagement whilst promoting the leading role of the RICS.

Iain Skinner BSc (Hons) MRICS MAPM


Skinner Holden Property Advisors

Working on The South East Regional Board, enables me to see and start to understand how the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors is run and ensure that I understand the emerging policies and direction of the organisation.  Liaising with other Chartered Surveyors, schools, clients and other professionals enables me to feed back into the organisation views from the wider community.

James Roberts FRICS

James is a Commercial Property Surveyor who runs his surveying practice based in Canterbury, Kent.  He is a staunch advocate of the RICS, and it’s broader public interest mandate.  He is particularly keen on increasing communication with and participation from the micro and SME sectors, which make up the overwhelming majority of RICS membership. He is also passionate about supporting and encouraging the next generation of surveyors, tackling the diversity gap and pushing for the modernisation of the RICS to benefit its members, the organisation and the public.



Alexandra Chinn

Alexandra Chinn BSc (Hons) MRICS

Associate Director Real Estate Development (Cost & Control)

Kings College London

Chartered Quantity Surveyor with experience in both Public and Private sector . Currently working at Kings College London leading on the Cost Control and Project Management process and procedures for the delivery of Capital projects. I support the APC assessments  in addition to being a board member. Being a board member gives me an opportunity to network influence the direction of the RICS and promote the profession especially for the next generation of surveyors.




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