Surveyorhood – why the new name? – By Natasha Stone

Supporting and helping others to be the best they can be has always been close to my heart. It's been something I've naturally done in every job I've had, and I never really gave it a second thought until I came to step out of my comfort zone and re-trained as a Quantity Surveyor into …

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Just keep swimming – By Sara Cameron

In 2016, I wrote a guest blog for LionHeart about my journey to MRICS. My journey has most definitely been a rollercoaster with some staggering life challenges and career highs and lows, but I kept going. I keep going. This ability to bounce back and recover from whatever life throws at you is something I …

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A Kinder Leadership – By Gillian Charlesworth

A few weeks ago Sara Cameron, a leading light of the #surveyingsisterhood and RICS Governing Council member, asked me to write a piece for this blog on the subject of kinder leadership. At the time, unknown to Sara, I was involved in a selection process for a new leadership role - CEO of the Building …

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The Summer Day – By Marion Ellis

At 19, studying for my A-levels I had quite a lot of abdominal pain. A trip to the GP led to a referral for a scan and the possibility of an ‘infection’ pelvic inflammatory disease. I was devasted at the possibility my then fiancé had been up to no good and so I went to …

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RICS Matrics UK Chairman’s Challenge 2019 – By Anna Keys

Anna is a Chartered Quantity Surveyor and works for Calfordseaden as an Employers Agent.  She has been involved with RICS Matrics since 2006 and has held a seat on the UK board since 2012.  Anna received the honour of being RICS Matrics Chair 2018-2019. Anna is now raising money for Land Aid as part of …

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