FIG Commission 8

Curriculum Vitae

Simon Adcock, Chair of FIG Commission 8

Curriculum Vitae

Date of birth: 

Nationality:  Australian


Current Position: Manager, Client Valuations, Valuer General Victoria, Land Registry, Land Victoria

Academic Achievements
  • Associate Diploma in Valuations from RMIT
  • Certificate of Business Studies (Real Estate), Gordon Institute of Technology
  • Invited Guest lecturer, Melbourne University (Professor Ian Williamson) for 2004
Employment History
  • Early 1980s
    I undertook part of my valuation cadetship at Jones Lang Wootton, now known as Jones Lang LaSalle’s in the City of Melbourne office. This was followed by a six month period as assistant valuer on the Queensland Gold Coast.
  • March 1983
    Joined the Victoria Government Public Service and commenced work in the property section. My main functions were the negotiation for purchasing of properties and leasing of office accommodation on behalf the number of Government Agencies for both the CBD and regional Victoria.
    I then moved to the State Insurance Office (SIO), as a Property Manager for major commercial properties.
  • June 1984
    I joined the Office of the Valuer General (OVG). I progressed through the ranks of the Valuer General’s Office, currently hold a position of Manager, Client Valuations.
    My major achievements within the now know Valuer-General Victoria (VGV) include major office accommodation assessments, many in excess of 10,000 square metres, significant valuation assessments, including Docklands Development, CityLink, new suburbs of Aurora, ADFA Project, Commonwealth Games 2006 on behalf on Agencies which include Department of Treasury & Finance, VicUrban and Premier & Cabinet.
    I also instrumental in the establishment of the procurement of valuations from the private sector on behalf of VGV and lead the establishment of the Panel arrangements which commenced at VGV in 1996.
Conference Participation

Since the early 90s I have provided lecture papers/conference papers to major seminar in both Australia and overseas. This has provided me with a profile of international reputation for quality, integrity and hard work.

Professional Memberships
  • member of both the Australian Property Institute and Victorian Division of Institution of Surveyors Australia Inc.
  • Chair of Working Group 9.2, Commission 9, FIG.
  • Since 2005 Chair Elect of FIG Commission 8 (2005-2006) and Chair 2006-2010.

Simon Adcock
Office of the Valuer-General
Marland House
Level 15/570 Bourke Street
Victoria 3000
Tel. + 61 3 8636 2558
Fax + 61 3 8636 2519

E-mail: simon.adcock[at]

15 July 2005

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