“If we don’t embrace technology, we are going to suffer.”
(Back row L-R): Eimear Grugan, South West College, Neil Madeley, Department for Education, Chris Kenton, RICS NI Board Member, Josh Eves, RICS NI Matrics Committee, Mark Johnston, RICS NI Matrics Chair, Garrett O’Hare, RICS NI Board Member, Oran Cleary, RICS NI Board Member. (Front row L-R): Andrea Forsythe, RICS NI Board Member, Brian Reid, RICS NI Board Member, RICS President Clement Lau FRICS, Barry McCarron, South West College, Sharon McClements, Chair of RICS NI Board, Megan Houston RICS NI Matrics Committee, Christine Brady, RICS NI Matrics Committee and Erin McKee RICS NI Matrics Committee.
(L-R) Neil Madeley, Department for Education, RICS President Clement Lau FRICS, Barry McCarron, South West College, Sharon McClements, RICS NI Board Chair, Mark Johnston, RICS NI Matrics Chair and Eimear Grugan, South West College
Barry McCarron, Acting Head of Business Development at South West College with RICS President Clement Lau FRICS during his tour of the Erne Campus.
that we as individuals, and as a profession as a whole, need to embrace in order to provide that kind of aspiration for our future generations.” Advances in technology also plays a vital role, he added. “If we don’t embrace technology, we are going to suffer and lose out, not only in terms of affecting climate change and achieving carbon zero, but also in terms of the enhancements in efficiency that technology offers to provide a better support in terms of data. These are critical aids and the tools that we should leverage in delivering our professional role as a chartered surveyor. “These are the key aspects which I think we should be working towards achieving. We should build that kind of collaboration with our stakeholders – government, the business community, educational institutions, professional bodies, clients and the public – to meet all these
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