NEWTOWNABBEY men Eamon McDonald and Jonathan McKinney recently qualified as members of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS) - the leading qualification when it comes to professional qualifications in land, property, construction and associated environmental issues.
Eamon and Jonathan received their RICS diplomas from See Lian Ong, the global President of the organisation, and RICS Northern Ireland Chairman, Michael Hannaway.
During a two-day visit to Northern Ireland, See Lian presented diplomas to several recently qualified RICS members at a ceremony in The Academy at the University of Ulster’s Belfast campus.
RICS has around 100,000 qualified members and over 50,000 students and trainees in some 140 countries.
An independent organisation, RICS acts in the public interest: setting and regulating the highest standards of competence and integrity among its members; and providing impartial advice on key issues for business, society and governments worldwide.