Nigel leads and manages a range of RICS industry forums, whose function is to monitor market trends/ industry issues, shape industry best practice, raise standards and develop policy; achieved through extensive collaboration with subject matter experts, industry influencers and public consultation. He has joint responsibility for (and input into) the guidance notes, journals, articles and forums produced and managed by these groups.
Nigel is responsible for development of RICS current global conduct related standards, including ‘Conflicts of Interest, UK Investment Agency 2017’- the consultation of which, received a record amount of responses. Nigel was responsible for managing political sensitivities of various interests from industry bodies, member firms and end users to influence and bring about real industry change.
Nigel is responsible for developing strategic relationships with other relevant companies, domestic/international professional, government, not for profit and trade bodies, including Government Property Unit (GPU), HMRC, International Council of Shopping Centers, Investment Property Forum (IPF), Green Property Alliance and Association of Real Estate Funds (AREF).
Nigel has contributed to raising the profile of RICS externally, being published/quoted in a number of industry outlets (Property Week and Estates Gazette) and speaking at a number of international industry / RICS conferences including MIPIM and FIG.