RICS Recruit Live

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RICS Recruit Live returns on Monday 25th March 2019

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Why you should attend?

Whether you are looking for your first big break or have years of experience, RICS Recruit Live will help you future proof your career and take it to the next level.

What's on:

  • Speaker sessions throughout the day
  • Earn CPD points
  • Opportunities to meet leading employers within the sector
  • A chance to network throughout the day
  • Gain tips from Brandon James at the Careers Advice Clinic
  • Advice on RICS membership and routes to becoming a surveyor
  • Find out about RICS Training opportunities

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Date & Time

Monday 25 March 2019
09:30 - 14:00



12 Great George Street

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Headline Sponsor

Mott MacDonald wide

Mott MacDonald is a £1.5bn engineering, management and development consultancy.

We’re involved in:

  • solving some of the world’s most urgent social, environmental and economic challenges
  • helping governments and businesses plan, deliver and sustain their strategic goals
  • responding to humanitarian and natural emergencies
  • improving people’s lives

At Mott MacDonald we connect deep technical knowledge with advisory expertise to deliver innovative solutions which create value for our clients. A depth and breadth of technical skills across multiple sectors combined with unique advisory insights ensures that our clients make the right decisions. We focus on global best practise, thought leadership and clear direction to ensure consistent delivery on all our projects. Our Advisory services include Project, Programme, and Commercial Management (PPCM) services, Infrastructure Finance, Economics, Asset Management, Management Consultancy and we work across all major infrastructure and social sectors.

As an employee owned organisation, we build long term relationships and always focus on creating sustainable value for our clients. For every project, we provide the blend of talent required to achieve the right result – appropriate; cost, carbon and resource-efficient; safe, easy, swift to deliver and operate; reliable and resilient; delivering great outcomes.

We insist on the highest standards of integrity in all we do. We were the first consultancy firm to be certified to BS 10500, the UK’s anti-bribery management standard, recognised as the most stringent in the world. 

Click to learn more about job opportunities with Mott MacDonald.

Rider Levett Bucknall
With a network that covers the globe and a heritage spanning over two centuries, Rider Levett Bucknall is a leading independent organisation in cost management, project management, programme management, building surveying, health & safety, and advisory services.

Our achievements are renowned: from the early days of pioneering quantity surveying, to landmark projects such as the Sydney Opera House, HSBC Headquarters Building in Hong Kong, and the 2012 London Olympic Games.

We continue this successful legacy with our dedication to the value, quality and sustainability of the built environment. Our innovative thinking, global reach, and flawless execution push the boundaries.


Ardent is the UK's leading property consultancy for land assembly and compulsory purchase projects. We are Chartered Surveyors and land referencers, based in London, Cheshire, Leeds, Milton Keynes and Birmingham supporting projects throughout the UK and acting for those affected by Compulsory Purchase.

Established in 1992, our client portfolio now stretches across the UK, covering high-profile transport, energy, housing and regeneration projects. We support projects from scheme feasibility, throughout promotion and construction and in to operation.

Delivery of land on programme and budget is key, together with providing clients with a flexible and responsive service, and applying our wide-ranging experience to ensure project success.


CBRE is the world’s leading real estate services company – a growing and visionary organisation, comprised of the best and brightest professionals.

The company has more than 80,000 employees (excluding affiliates), and serves real estate investors and occupiers through approximately 450 offices (excluding affiliates) worldwide.

CBRE offers a broad range of integrated services, including facilities, transaction and project management; property management; investment management; appraisal and valuation; property leasing; strategic consulting; property sales; mortgage services and development services

Transport for London
MCP Cost Consultants are a modern, fast-growing construction consultancy providing commercial and risk management services on behalf of funders and developers.

We are looking for talented Building Surveyors or Quantity Surveyors to join our fund monitoring team in providing high standards of technical expertise to our loyal customers.

Faithful+Gould is a world leading construction consultancy, offering a versatile blend of services including project, programme and cost management, building surveying, project controls and strategic asset management.

We have 23 offices across the UK allowing us to provide a local service to our clients who have a support network of over 1,000 colleagues across our UK teams.

Faithful+Gould is one of SNC Lavalin's businesses and part of the Atkins Group. We have offices based all over the world providing our clients a global service as well as enabling opportunities for international relocation for staff.

Strutt & Parker and BNP Paribas Real Estate
Strutt & Parker and BNP Paribas Real Estate have merged to form a combined business which offers clients property advice and partnership opportunities across a whole range of real estate activities.

From property development to consulting, valuation to transaction, property management and investment management, we cover all types of real estate assets: commercial, residential and rural.

We are now a top-tier UK real estate adviser with 1,500 employees and 67 offices in the UK, headquartered at 5 Aldermanbury Square in the City of London Our residential agency and rural consulting business continue to operate under the Strutt & Parker brand.

Ingleton Wood
Ingleton Wood provides single, multiple and full multidisciplinary services within the public and private sector.

Our aim is to develop long term relationships with clients and as such we look to deliver excellence with our proactive and creative work force operating in a flexible and reliable manner.

Ingleton Wood provides clients with inspirational and practical design solutions; we exist to improve the surroundings in which we all live and work. We believe in providing a vibrant and collaborative working environment.

Whether staff are just starting out, bedding into their role or are moving through the management structure of the Practice, we encourage our multigenerational workforce to fulfil their professional ambitions whilst maintaining a healthy work/life balance.

UCEM is the leading provider of supported online education for the Built Environment, with 100 years’ experience of providing the highest quality learning opportunities.

At any one time, we have more than 3,500 students from more than 100 countries benefiting from its qualifications taught by tutors with extensive industry experience. UCEM helps to enhance Built Environment professional careers through its accredited property-related and construction programmes, offered at Postgraduate, Undergraduate and Apprenticeship levels.

Murphy Group
J. Murphy & Sons Limited is a leading global, multi-disciplined engineering and construction company founded in 1951.

We are passionate about improving lives by delivering world-class infrastructure. Murphy directly employs more than 3,000 engineers, professionals and skilled operatives around the world.

We have skilled expertise in delivering pipelines, process engineering, design, marine, tunnelling, fabrication, bridges and piling. We also invest heavily in our substantial holding of plant, equipment and facilities.

Applying our deep market sector insights and collective design, consultancy, engineering, project and management services, we work in partnership with our clients to create exceptional and sustainable outcomes throughout the lifecycle of their natural and built assets.

We are able to design and deliver complex solutions by combining our technical, consulting and management skills to provide exceptional and sustainable outcomes for our clients across all phases of asset investments; from planning, through to creation, operation and possible redefinition.

Click to learn more about job opportunities with Arcadis

Homes England
We’re the government’s housing accelerator. We have the appetite, influence, expertise and resources to drive positive market change.

By releasing more land to developers who want to make a difference, we’re making possible the new homes England needs, helping to improve neighbourhoods and grow communities.

We welcome partners who share our ambition to challenge traditional norms and build better homes faster. Join us in breaking new ground to make this happen.

Click to learn more about job opportunities with Homes England

Henry Riley
Henry Riley is a leading cost management, project management and Health & Safety construction consultancy and we have been operating for 128 years.

We have offices throughout the UK, Australia and South Africa. Our success is due to the extraordinary talent we have within the business and our ongoing service to all our clients.

We have experience across 9 key sectors,clients ranging from blue chip corporates, banks, hospitals to individual developers which provides ample opportunity for our people to grow and develop within the business.

Brandon James
Brandon James is the UK’s leading, specialist Recruitment Consultancy for Quantity Surveyors, Building Surveyors and Project Managers.

By specialising in these specifically chosen fields and other closely related career paths, Brandon James has developed an unrivalled expertise to the benefit of both property/construction professionals and employers alike.

Our client network includes consultancies of all sizes ranging from SME’s to international consultancies. We pride ourselves on offering a tailor-made approach and guarantee unparalleled, professional representation to our entire network.

Over time, these strengths have helped us become the leading recruitment partner for many of the UK’s most-established and fastest growing consultancies.

Click to learn more about job opportunities with Brandon James



Jon Manns

Jonathan Manns

Young surveyor of the year winner - 2017 - 10:30am

Widely acknowledged as the pre-eminent British Planner of his generation, Jonathan Manns leads on regeneration and place-making projects as Board Director and Head of Planning at Rockwell Property. A tireless promoter of planning, he is a writer, speaker, lecturer, campaigner and founder of the APPG for London’s Planning and Built Environment.

As a thought-leader, his opinion pieces have featured in the Guardian, Evening Standard and in international titles, while he has also authored and edited for academic journals including the Journal of Urban Regeneration and Renewal. In 2014, he edited Kaleidoscope City, an acclaimed collection of essays tackling big built environment questions through a London lens.

He has advised on, and contributed to, research by the European Union, UK Government, RICS, London School of Economics and UCL.

Jeffrey Matsu

Jeffrey Matsu

RICS Senior Economist

Speaking on - Economy outlook and future of the profession - 12:30pm

Jeff covers global economic trends affecting real estate, property and land, providing policy analysis, market commentary and thought leadership on key areas related to the world built environment. He also serves as a co-investigator at CaCHE, which aims to take a housing systems approach to produce evidence and new research to improve housing policy and practice across the UK. Jeff co-leads on the Centre’s Economy & Housing theme.

Prior to these roles, Jeff was a global macro economist at Morgan Stanley and served on the research staff at the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System in Washington DC. He has also worked as a currency strategist at Principal Global Investors in London, as an economist at the US Department of Commerce, and as a renewable energy programme manager for the State of Hawaii.

Jeff holds degrees in economics from the University of Washington and Johns Hopkins University.

Anna Keys

Anna Keys

Chartered Quantity Surveyor

Speaking on - Future in the profession & Matrics -11:00am

Anna Keys, a Chartered Quantity Surveyor and Associate at Calfordseaden, with over 18 years’ experience as a professional and 8 years as an active member of RICS Matrics. Anna studied Quantity Surveying at Greenwich University and later added to her qualifications at the College of Estate Management; becoming chartered in 2014. Anna is experienced in working with Registered Social Landlords and Registered Housing Providers. She specialises in new build housing for rent and sale, procured on a design & build or partnering basis.

Before taking on the role of UK Chair of RICS Matrics, Anna was Chairman of her local group in Kent – where her passion was to inspire the next generation and attract members into the profession. This remains her focus for her year as Chair; along with ensuring the RICS remains relevant for future professionals.

james fiske

James Fiske

Operations Director- Data and Information Products, RICS

Speaking on - Data and AI in the profession - 12:00pm

James is the Operations Director at the RICS holding responsibility for products including those from the Building Cost Information Service (BCIS) and isurv (the RICS’ data and knowledge management systems). Previously a Director at Mott MacDonald holding responsibility for data and knowledge management across infrastructure sectors and in over 100 countries, James was also responsible for data management services using BIM; in particular integrating 3D design with life cycle costing and whole life carbon data.

James is currently leading the redevelopment of the BCIS data platform which includes the use of AI and Machine-based learning to help unlock the value of organisations data.

alison adams


Alison Adams

National Corporate Professionals Manager- RICS

Speaking on - Routes to membership - 10:00am

Alison Adams is responsible for promoting RICS qualifications across the UK and identifying the most appropriate routes to membership for those working within organisations.

She works closely with Account Managers to support engagement and collaboration both internally and externally and spends a high proportion of her time delivering presentations and running workshops within firms.

She provides advice and guidance on RICS membership and recommends solutions to member firms to assist them with the process of qualifying and developing staff.



Sven van Duffelen

Global Head of Channel Sales for GeoSLAM

Speaking on -Technology in the industry and product demo - 11:30am

He manages the sales growth of the company in key markets such as the UK, Asia, Europa and Africa. With a focus on both the technical and commercial benefits of 3D Mass Data, Sven has empowered distributors and customers alike to unlock and embrace the real value of “Go Anywhere” mobile mapping technology.

Previously Sven held the role of Sales and Marketing Manager for one of Africa’s largest Geospatial companies focusing on Mass Data Capture. In 2017, Sven was recruited by GeoSLAM as the European Channel Manager which at the time was a 20-member team operating out of a small warehouse to the east of Nottingham. 2 years on, Sven is now the Global Head of Channel Sales working with a team of over 80 GeoSLAM staff around the globe ranging from Hardware and Software Engineers to Channel Sales and product managers.

As GeoSLAM continues its phenomenal growth globally, we are on the lookout for incredible talent to accelerate and support our global dominance as the Leader in “Go – Anywhere” Mobile Mapping Technology.


  • Should I bring my CV with me?
    • Yes, there will be opportunities to pass your CV on to exhibitors.
  • How long can I stay at the event?
    • The event is open from 9:30 - 14:00 and you are welcome to stay for as long as you like. 
  • How much time should I plan to spend at the event?
    • We would recommend planning to come for around 90 minutes to see the full event.
  • Can I leave the event and come back?
    • Yes, once you are registered and have a badge, you can leave the event and return later. 
  • What time do I need to arrive to make sure I get in to the event?
    • First entry will be at 9:30. Last entry will be at 13:30. 


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