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Helen Riley

Investigations Panel, Lay Member



Helen is a chartered surveyor and worked in the commercial property industry for over 25 years. She was a partner at Weatherall Green and Smith and latterly a senior director at BNP Paribas Real Estate with responsibility for senior relationships with multinational corporate clients such as IBM, Barclays and News Corp. This included managing national and international teams to deliver a range of property services on large complex portfolios.

Helen now has several regulatory roles. She is Vice-Chair of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS) Regulatory Tribunal and its Steering Committee, where she also sits as a professional member and panel chair for disciplinary, registration and appeal hearings. Other regulatory roles include being a lay member/chair on the disciplinary committee for the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (CIMA), a lay member for the Association of Accounting Technicians (AAT) and for the Chartered Institute of Procurement and Supply (CIPS).  She volunteers for the Field Studies Council, has been vice-chair of governors at a community primary school, chair/director of a London-based social enterprise, and a trustee for a small charity working in southern Africa.

Register of Interests – 2019

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Member of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors

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