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Lord Bichard Joins RICS as Interim Senior Independent Governor

Lord Bichard Joins RICS as Interim Senior Independent Governor
10 August 2022
 

As part of the implementation of his review recommendations, RICS has appointed Lord Michael Bichard as Interim Senior Independent Governor.

Lord Bichard, who will take up this position immediately, commented: “I am very pleased to be appointed as the interim senior independent governor. I developed a strong affinity for RICS and its members during the course of working on my report and I am delighted to help deliver my recommendations at pace.”

After extensive consultation with RICS professionals and stakeholders, members of Governing Council have also agreed on the merger of the Nominations and Remuneration Committees to form a new merged Nominations and Remuneration Committee,

This Committee will be co-chaired by the current Chairs Harriet Kemp (Remuneration) and Desmond Hudson (Nominations) until early 2023.

 

What Else Was Recommended by Lord Bichard?

 

To read more about some of the 36 detailed recommendations in Lord Bichard’s report, including an increased focus on diversity and inclusion, a more simplified governance structure and the implementation of a technology strategy, click here.

Picture: a photograph of Lord Bichard from the review’s press conference.

Article written by Ella Tansley | Published 10 August 2022

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