Charles Fifield of Gadbrook Park based Surveyors, Fifield Glyn has got a busy few years ahead of him after being elected Chairman of RICS matrics UK Council, for which he had acted as Hon Secretary for 3 years. Charles was also Chairman of Greater Manchester for 2002/3.
Charles said ” I am honoured to have been elected as Chairman of RICS matrics. I have been involved in RICS matrics, and its predecessor the JO, since 1997 and I would strongly recommend all to get into contact with their Local RICS matrics group to take advantage of the networking opportunties/events it offers and to offer their assistance to help carry on the good work that it undertakes. RICS matrics not only organises networking events but is also at the heart of the Careers, Student Member strategy of RICS, trying to encourage more students to consider a career in Surveying.”
As part of his duties as RICS matrics Chairman he also sits on RICS International Governing Council and was a Trustee of LionHeart for 2006-2007, the benevolent fund for RICS members and their families. He will continue the RICS matrics “Under 35’s Raising £35,000” Appeal for LionHeart established in 2006, with the aim of completing it by 31 July 2008.
RICS matrics was formerly known as the Junior Organisation and covers all Chartered Surveyors aged 35 years and under as well as those training to become Chartered Surveyors, anyone wishing to find out more about Surveying should contact Charles Fifield at Fifield Glyn 01606 351351 or go to the RICS matrics website www.rics.org/matrics