• Dave Hallam ushers in new era as incoming board chair at RICS in Hong Kong

    10 October 2018

    (9 October 2018, Hong Kong) The RICS (Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors) is entering a new era as Dave Hallam MRICS assumes duties as chair of its Hong Kong Board. Mr Hallam begins a three-year term at the helm amid a momentous moment for the historic organisation, with 2018 marking the 150th anniversary of RICS globally.

    A veteran surveyor and a valued member of RICS for two decades, Mr Hallam brings a wealth of experience to the key position in Hong Kong, where he has sat on the board since 2016.

    “I’m honoured to be given this opportunity to represent RICS in what is a very exciting period in the development of Hong Kong,” said Mr Hallam. “I firmly believe that our profession has a big role to play in shaping Hong Kong’s future and I look forward to being part of this.”

    Mr Hallam assumed the key role of chair of the Hong Kong Board on 1 September. As chair, Mr Hallam will lead the chartered surveying community in Hong Kong, and promote RICS’ ongoing goals of driving innovation, attracting tomorrow’s talents, collaborating with public bodies and promoting standards and diversity in the profession.

    Holding more than 20 years’ experience in the surveying profession, Mr Hallam is currently an Executive Director and Head of Business Advisory for Arcadis Hong Kong and Macau, where he oversees the development and delivery of the Asset, Strategy & Performance and Business Assurance propositions across multiple clients and sectors.

    Mr Hallam graduated from Liverpool John Moores University with a BSc in Building Surveying, achieving first class honours. Originally from the UK, after 14 years with international built asset consultancy firm EC Harris, he relocated to Hong Kong in 2010 to take up the role Operations Director for the outsourced real estate wing of a major financial institution.

    RICS also announces the appointment of five members to the Hong Kong Board: Ms Christine Chan MRICS, Director (Investment) of Link Asset Management Limited, Ms Shana Lam MRICS, Senior Director of Valuation & Advisory Services at CBRE Limited, Mr Fong Chung Lee MRICS, Senior Project Manager of Architectural Services Department at the Hong Kong SAR Government, Mr Kam Chuen Li MRICS, General Manager/Administration of The University of Hong Kong – Shenzhen Hospital, and Mr Nigel Smith  FRICS, Managing Director of Colliers International (Hong Kong) Limited.

     

    For further details please visit www.rics.org/en-hk.

     

     

     

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