Global CEO, RICS
Sean has been CEO of RICS since 1st September 2010, the world’s largest professional body covering land, real estate, construction and infrastructure. RICS operates out of 30 offices around the world and today over 100,000 people hold its professional qualifications. Sean has transformed RICS from a traditional, trusted UK mark of professionalism built on high standards and ethics to one of international recognition, influence and thought leadership. From Governments to Financial Institutions, RICS’ standards, qualifications and thought leadership are respected and recognised.
Prior to becoming CEO, Sean was Chief Operating Officer of RICS, leading a sustained programme of change which resulted in the organisation becoming financially stable and capable of future investment, as well as global in its operational reach. Before joining RICS, Sean was a Director at Prudential Group, where he headed up the company’s retail and corporate marketing strategy, including its digital propositions. He was also a leading media spokesman as well as having responsibility for shareholder briefings. Sean was also part of Prudential’s team which led a number of mergers and acquisitions.