Sean Tompkins was Chief Executive of RICS September 2010-September 2021. Operating out of 30 offices around the world, RICS is the world’s largest professional body covering land, property, construction and infrastructure, with over 100,000 people holding its professional qualifications.
Previously Sean was Chief Operating Officer of RICS, leading a sustained programme of change. It resulted in the organisation becoming financially stable, global in its operational reach, and capable of attracting future investment.
Sean holds a main board appointment with the Chartered Institute of Internal Auditors. He is a Fellow of the Institute of Direct Marketing, a business leader of the Marketing Society, a Chartered Insurer, and a Diploma holder of the Institute of Directors. Finally, he was recently awarded an Honorary Doctorate in Engineering by Heriot Watt University “in recognition of his leadership and exceptional and influential contribution to the advancement of surveying standards internationally”.