Gerald Eve’s Simon Prichard appointed to chair RICS

The Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors has appointed Gerald Eve senior partner Simon Prichard to chair its UK and Ireland world regional board.

Prichard will take up the chairman role for a three-year term this month, succeeding Fiona Grant. His experience includes chairing Gerald Eve’s diversity committee, as well as various chairman and board positions of industry groups.

The UK and Ireland board plays a vital role in RICS’s modernised governance structure, supporting the global governing council and management board by providing market insight and assisting in strategy development.

Prichard said: ““From encouraging an increased number