Accountable to RICS’ Standards and Regulation Board (SRB), the Qualifications and Assessment Committee (QAC) will lead in the policy development and quality assurance of RICS’ qualifications, including entry and assessment to the profession.
Led by a professional member Chair, Keith Thomas FRICS, the QAC shares a commitment to the continuous improvement of RICS’ professional qualifications, and to enhancing the relevance and consistency of standards
Laura is a Project Director for projects in design, pre development and delivery. As well as being an active member of the RICS since achieving Chartered status in 2011, Laura has been awarded the accolades of RICS Young Surveyor of the Year, UCEM Alumni of the Year and WICE Quantity Surveyor of the Year. Laura is keen to contribute to the development of the construction industry’s next generation. She is an active member of the RICS Women of the Future working group and is a mentor to many in the industry, being recognised as UK Construction Week’s Role Model Class of 2019 and University College of Estate Management’s Associate Fellowship programme. Since joining Stanhope in 2019, Laura has been contributing to analysis of project cost data as well as being part of the delivery team of Warwick Court by Mitsubishi Estates Limited. Laura is also an RICS APC Assessor, Mentor for the Mentoring Circle and strategizing Stanhope’s Equality, Diversity and Inclusion policy.
Lynne has over 25 years’ experience of professional regulation, higher education, quality assurance and enhancement across educational disciplines and in legal professional and academic education. She has successfully led strategic developments and transformational change projects in her senior executive roles in university education and has significant experience as a member and chair of a number of charitable boards in the sphere of education, apprenticeships and training. On behalf of universities and professional bodies Lynne has been involved in reviewing quality of higher education in more than 30 international institutions and at many UK universities and colleges. She has participated in national working groups to review and enhance education and policy. As a qualified solicitor, she has a keen professional and personal interest in education law, equality diversity and inclusion and in social issues around widening participation, social mobility and access to justice.