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Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors

Identification number in the register: 12309911354-39
Registration date: 12/03/2009 15:20:19

The information on this entity was last modified on: 02/02/2015 16:17:38
The date of the last annual update was: 02/02/2015 16:17:38
Next update due latest on: 02/02/2016

    Registrant : Organisation or self-employed individual

Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors

RICS Europe

Professional Body

    Section of registration

II - In-house lobbyists and trade/business/professional associations

Other organisations

    Contact details

Great George Street, 12
Parliament Square
London SW1 3AD

(+44) 8703331600

    Person with legal responsibility

Mr  Bruno Pepermans

RICS Europe Business Development Director

    Person in charge of EU relations

Mr  Sander Scheurwater

Head of External Affairs & EU Liaision

    Goals / remit

With the property market accounting for as much as 20% of the Gross National Product in most countries, it is important to ensure that the sector is properly regulated. It is in the public interest that ethical and professional standards are set and maintained.

Operating out of 146 countries, RICS is the leading organisation of its kind in the world for professionals in property, land, construction and environmental assets.

RICS membership is only awarded to individuals who are prepared to maintain exemplary standards - for the public advantage.

The key roles of RICS are to:

-Regulate and promote the profession
-Maintain the highest educational and professional standards
-Protect clients and consumers through a strict code of ethics
-Provide impartial advice, analysis and guidance

Through its proactive policy, public affairs and press programme, RICS aims to take the lead in key issues of national and international significance. Our opinions are underpinned by credible, authoritative research and economic analysis that reinforces its position as the trusted and respected commentator of the property world.

  • European
  • global
  • national
  • regional/local

    Specific activities covered by the Register

Mortgage Credit Directive
Capital Requirement Directive & Regulation
Alternative Investment Fund Management Directive
Energy Performance of Buildings Directive
Energy Efficiency Directive
Resource efficiency opportunities in the built environment
Professional Qualifications Directive
Anti-Money Laundering


Member of the EU Construction2020 initiative



Member of the Urban Intergroup


- Financial Services issues such as Mortgage Credit, Open Real Estate Funds, Valuation related issues, etc.
-Energy with particular focus on Energy Performance of Buildings
- Construction
- Internal Market Issues such as Services, Mutual Recognition of Qualifications, Code of Conduct, etc.
- Consumer Protection Issues such as Collective Consumer Redress, Consumer Acquis, Alternative Dispute Resolution, Timeshare Directive etc.
- Urban Planning and Housing
- Environmental issues such as Waste, Water, Soil, Renewables, etc.
- Humanitarian Aid issues such as Disaster Management
- EU Funding

    Number of persons involved in the activities described in the box above

50%: 2  



    Persons accredited for access to European Parliament premises

No accredited persons

    Fields of interest

  • Agriculture and Rural Development
  • Competition
  • Consumer Affairs
  • Development
  • Economic and Financial Affairs
  • Employment and Social Affairs
  • Energy
  • Enterprise
  • Environment
  • Humanitarian Aid
  • Internal Market
  • Regional Policy
  • Research and Technology
  • Trans-European Networks
  • Transport

    Membership and affiliation

At European level RICS is member of:

- The European Real Estate Forum (EREF)
- The European Housing Forum (EHF)
- The European Real Estate Forum
- The Association of European Building Surveyors and Construction Experts (AEEBC)
- The European Construction Forum (ECF)
- The Coalition for Energy Savings

    Financial data

08/2013  -  07/2014

10,000 € - 24,999 €

0 €


150,000 €


    Code of conduct

By its registration the organisation has signed the Transparency Register Code of Conduct.

The organisation has also declared to be bound to the following other Code:
RICS Royal Charter and bye-laws