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Join an RICS board or committee

These are exciting and challenging times for the built and natural environment and RICS is looking for committed and talented individuals join its Boards and Committees.

The role of our Boards and Committees is to support RICS’ Governing Council in delivering it’s strategy, and ensuring RICS delivers on it’s mission to create confidence in markets and effect positive change in the built and natural environment.

Our non-Executives play a vital role in shaping the future of RICS, and delivering against our ambitious plans; we need your drive, skills and expertise to help us achieve them.

Learn more about corporate governance at RICS         RICS Global Appointments Model

Lead the future of our profession

We are calling on members to play a key role in the RICS transformation programme, working within our new governance structure. This is a superb opportunity to progress your career and increase visibility amongst new and existing professional networks. More information on the below roles will become available as applications open.





    RICS Presidential team



    Senior Vice President for July 2023–Dec 2023

    To be elected by
    Governing Council

    30 January 2023–27 February 2023

    Senior Vice President for 2024

    RICS Governing Council

    13 Geographic seats

    To be elected

    30 January 2023–6 March 2023

    6 Professional Group seats

    1 Young Member seat

    Senior Independent member

    To be appointed


    3 co-opted members of Governing Council

    To be co-opted


    RICS Board

    2 co-opted members of RICS Board

    To be co-opted


    Board committees



    Knowledge and Practice Committee Chair (to also sit on RICS Board)


    To be appointed


    February 2023

    Membership Services Committee Chair (to also sit on RICS Board)

    Commercial Committee Chair (to also sit on RICS Board)

    Audit, Risk, Assurance & Finance Committee member

    3 Commercial Committee members

    New governance panels in line with recommendations in Bichard RICS Review

    Public Interest Panel roles

    To be appointed



    Technology Panel roles

    To be appointed


    Professional Group Panels

    6 Chairs, sitting on Knowledge & Practice Committee
    Professional Group Panel members

    To be appointed


Appointed candidates will be selected by a dedicated appointment panel as per the Global Appointments Model.
Co-opted candidates will be selected for their specialist input, as per the Global Appointments Model.
Elected candidates will be voted for by RICS membership or Governing Council (as applicable)

RICS is committed to diversity and inclusion and encourages applicants from all backgrounds. If you have questions about any of the roles or the application process, please email

Our Boards and Committees

RICS has two types of Boards and Committees; our governance Boards and Committees, these are enshrined in our Charter and Bye-Laws, and our discretionary Boards and Committees, who support our top-level governance bodies. Further details on these can be found below.

You can download the Charter and Bye-Laws on our corporate governance page.

Governance Boards and Committees

Governing Council

Management Board

Audit, Risk Assurance and Finance Committee

Please direct any enquiries regarding the above to

Standards and Regulation Board

Please direct any enquiries regarding the Standards and Regulation Board to

Discretionary Boards and Committees

World Regional Boards (WRB)

Market Advisory Panels (MAP)

Please direct enquiries regarding the above to

For queries relating to the WRBs and MAPs, please contact the relevant local office

CURRENT vacancies