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28 MAY 2020

RICS Governing Council elects next Senior Vice President

Ann Gray FRICS has this week been elected the next RICS Senior Vice President.

As a key ambassador responsible for driving thought leadership across the profession, Ann will help deliver RICS’ goal of creating positive social impact in the built environment. Ann is a real estate broker and licensed architect in Los Angeles, California, and is a current member of Governing Council. She brings over 25 years’ experience of built environment leadership to her role.

Commenting on her election as RICS Senior Vice President 2020-21, Ann Gray FRICS said, “Every day, professionals are creating safe and sustainable spaces around the world to improve people's lives. I am thrilled, as part of the RICS Presidential Team, to have the opportunity to promote positive social impact as our profession’s core purpose."

RICS President Tim Neal said: “Ann brings hugely valuable experience at a critical moment for everyone living and working in the built environment. By championing innovation and technology as a means of delivering resilience in the profession, Ann will help deliver the thriving communities and confident markets of the future that we all want to see. I am delighted that she will be joining the team.”

Ann will take up her role in late 2020, serving a one-year term before becoming President-Elect in 2021, and finally RICS President in 2022. RICS’ Governing Council elects a new Senior Vice President each year, with all Chartered Professionals (MRICS and FRICS) around the world eligible to apply for the position.

Find out more about the RICS Presidential Team here

Ann Gray headshot
Ann Gray