james kavanagh Kavanagh | Land Portal


James Kavanagh MRICS C.Geog is a Chartered Surveyor & Chartered Geographer. James studied at DIT Dublin, Ireland and University of  London. He has worked on some of the largest civil engineering projects in Europe, including Canary Wharf and Broadgate - London before spending several years working on formal and informal land rights issues (and mapping) within Palestinian refugee camps in the Middle East whilst working for the United Nations (UNRWA). James has broad experience of surveying in many countries around the world. James is currently global Director of Land & Resources within The Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS). He is the author of numerous surveying and mapping journal articles, has presented professional and technical papers at global conferences (World Bank Land, FIG  etc) and regularly lectures on professional practice. James is also the co-author of several survey and property industry standards, professional guidance notes and specifications. James is also chair of the International Land Standard coalition and is working on further research and output on issues of valuation within  informal settlements and unregistered land (UN GLTN), customary land and as part of the process of land and property rights formalisation. RICS Land Group contains the global professional practices areas of Environment, Geomatics, Minerals & Waste Management, Rural and Planning & Development. www.rics.org/land jkavanagh@rics.org


Director - Land & Resources
Public email: 
12 great george street
sw1p 3ad london
Reino Unido

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