Learning to serve, to lead – By Sara Cameron

I think it was Kate Taylor or maybe it was Jon Lever who announced to the APC candidates I was revising with, that we were all leaders. That is what Chartered Surveyors are. I'd always leaned into helping, developing, bringing people on to be better. I have managed and led multiple teams throughout my career …

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Collaborate this – By Sara Cameron

There is a common thread running through all of the professional development I have been undertaking recently, as well as the formal learning I have been undertaking this past year, with the Chartered Management Institute as I look to gain Chartered Manager status on my way to seeking election as FRICS. The common thread is …

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Construction Youth Trust is playing the long game – By Charlotte Higgins

Getting in early and inspiring the next generation – Construction Youth Trust is playing the long game. Construction Youth Trust was established 60 years ago as the construction industry’s own charity. How we implement our strategy has changed over the past six decades, but our aim has always remained the same: to inspire young people …

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The big issues, the big podcast and the big apple – By Sara Cameron

Back in May, I attended the World Built Environment Forum in New York for two days of cutting edge thought leadership around the big issues affecting our land, natural resources, built environment, our work and our lives. The #WBEF was followed by the RICS Governing Council strategy meeting. I then got to reconnect with three …

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The Last Straw – by Sara Cameron

This week I attended ‘The Last Straw’ event run by Facilities Management Journal in collaboration with IFMA UK and RICS.  Held at RICS HQ in Westminster I walked through quiet streets as Extinction Rebellion’s protests had pedestrianised parts of London.  With over 8 million tons of rubbish entering the world’s oceans each year, it is …

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