Amanda Clack FRICS took office as RICS President on 27 June 2016.
Amanda is a Partner at EY where she is the Head of Infrastructure (Advisory) for the UK and Ireland. She leads on infrastructure, including cities, across government and the private sector. Prior to this she led on consulting with FTSE 250 companies across the South East of England for another of the Big Four, as well as property, real estate and construction for consulting.
Qualifying as a quantity surveyor and in project management, Amanda is a Fellow of RICS, as well as the Association for Project Management, the Royal Society of Arts, the Institute of Consulting and the Institute of Management. She is also a Companion of the Institute of Management, is a Certified Management Consultant and an Affiliate of the Institute of Accountants for England and Wales.
Amanda is a past vice chair of the Management Board; led the Clack Review on Election and Selection; and also established the UK and Ireland World Regional Board. She has been an external examiner/lecturer and is a member of the Surveyors Livery Company. In 2013 Anglia Ruskin University presented Amanda with the Success in Business Award. She is also an Associate School Governor.
In her role as President, Amanda’s major themes are infrastructure, including financing and sustainability; the cities agenda; addressing the War for Talent; as well as the recognition of international standards created in collaboration with other organisations around the globe.
Other confirmed speakers include:
Prof. Wang Wen
, Executive Dean, Chongyang Institute for Financial Studies, Renmin University of China
Dr. Zhu Min
, former Deputy Managing Director of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) and President of the National Institute of Financial Research at Tsinghua University
, Chairman, Hong Kong Trade Development Council (HKTDC), and Chairman, Shui On
Sir Danny Alexander
, Vice President and Corporate Secretary, Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB)
, Partner, Global Infrastructure Leader, EY
, Head of International Development, WeWork
, Chairman of the Board, Architectural Society of Shanghai
Albert Chan , Director of Planning and Development, Shui On
James Chau , Special Contributor, CCTV News
Ming Lee Chua , Real Estate Director, Unilever Asia
, Vice Chair, RICS VIC/TAS Committee, and Chair of Matrics
Dinh Quang Cuong , City Resilience Officer, Da Nanag
, Provost's Chair Professor of Real Estate and Finance and Director of the Institute of Real Estate Studies (IRES), National University of Singapore
, Director of Built Environment, City of London Corporation
, Board Member & General Manager, Shanghai Tower Construction & Development Co., Ltd.
, Director of Capital Projects & Infrastructure (CP&I), Corporate Finance, PwC China
, President and CEO, International Facility Management Association (IFMA)
, Head of Development and Valuation, Commercial Property, Hongkong Land
, Chief Investment Officer, CCH Asset Management
, Senior Vice President, Strategy & Development, Greater China, AECOM
, Klingbeil Families Chair for Urban Development, ULI Canizaro
, Regional Managing Director, Asia Pacific, RICS
See Lian Ong
, Chairman of Commission for Construction Economics and Management (Commission 10) of International Federation of Surveyors (FIG)
, Lead Director Energy, Environment and Infrastructure, CBBC
, Regional Director, Consulting Department, Greater China, Cushman & Wakefield
, Regional Director, Asia Pacific, 100 Resilient Cities
, Director General, Department of International Exchange Cooperation, COSC
, Vice Mayor, Chief Resilience Officer, Yiwu, China
Nor Hisham Mohd Yusof
, Federal Commissioner and Director of Corporate Management & Finance of the Iskandar Regional Development Authority
, Managing Director, Asia, Hays Specialist Recruitment (Shanghai) Co. Ltd
, President, Shanghai Oriental Investment Supervision Co., Ltd. (SOIS)
, Executive Vice President, Shanghai Oriental Investment Supervision Co., Ltd
, Dean, School of Management, Tianjin University of Technology
, Managing Director and Head of Greater China, KKR
Xiaohong Yu , Vice-President, CHINCA
, Director and Senior Vice President, Glodon Co., Ltd
, President, ECADI (East China Architect and Design Institute)