Mark Walley

Mark Walley is the Managing Director, EMEA in the board of Directors in RICS. 


Mark is responsible for ensuring growth in the RICS' EMEA (Europe [including the UK], Middle East and Africa) business and that new segments are developed.  He also takes a lead on the organisation's development of global sales, marketing and customer service strategies.

Through a strong network across the EMEA region Mark is responsible for the gathering and understanding of market insight, using this to form and develop strategies based on evidence based assessments and priorities. There is a strong focus on engaging with members, especially regional chairmen and boards working with them, to establish delivery of agreed plans.

Prior to joining RICS in February 2011, Mark was director of corporate development for ifs School of Finance, responsible for the take up of ifs’ professional qualifications and executive education programmes. Before that Mark was regional director EMEA for Cohen Brown Management Group (a recognised leader in sales and service cultural change) and chief operating officer of Barclays Wealth’s International Personal and Premier Banking Division. Mark has considerable strategic-level sales and business development experience as well as proven success in building large customer-centric service-based operations.

Mark completed professional qualifications as a retail banker and then added a BSc (Hons) degree part-time whilst working for Barclays. He has a keen interest in developing people to their full potential, with a real focus on the interaction between staff and customers. Mark sits on the board of Professions for Good, a collaboration of the bodies responsible for the entry policy, professional standards and qualifications across many of the UK’s largest professions. They work together in the public interest to uphold fair access and meritocracy; professional standards and ethics; and fact- and practice-based public policy.

More in this category: Mark Powell Neil Shah

Most Popular

Balwin's Munyaka registers record R850 million in opening weekend sales, selling 555 apartments

Mar 09, 2020
JSE listed Balwin Properties, a developer that cares about environmentally responsible…

Young buyers driving residential property market in Bloemfontein

Mar 04, 2020
Bloem Willows
Bloemfontein is experiencing a surge in residential property transactions concluded by…

Hyprop bolsters Rosebank Mall offering through securing the Checkers Premium FreshX concept

Mar 04, 2020
Rosebank Mall
Shoppers at Rosebank Mall in Johannesburg can look forward to a world-class supermarket…

Balwin Properties and ABSA launch South Africa’s first green home loan

Mar 13, 2020
Apartment 71933
JSE-listed Balwin Properties Limited (Balwin Properties or the Company) and Absa Group…

City Lodge Hotels to list on A2X

Mar 04, 2020
City Lodge Hotel
City Lodge Hotels Limited (share code: CLH) has been approved for a secondary listing on…

Please publish modules in offcanvas position.