FIG Commission 9

Curriculum Vitae

Professor Frances Plimmer Dip Est Man, MPhil, PhD, FRICS, IRRV, FInstCPD, Chair of FIG Commission 9

Curriculum Vitae

Date of birth: 1st September 1950

Nationality: British

Status: Married.

Current Position: Senior Research Officer and Valuation Tutor, The College of Estate Management, United Kingdom.

Education
  • 1999 Doctor of Philosophy (by publication) University of Glamorgan
  • 1991 Master of Philosophy (CNAA)
  • 1970-74 Polytechnic Associateship in Urban Estate Management (1974) from the Polytechnic of Wales (now the University of Glamorgan).
Professional Qualifications
  • 1975 Associate, The Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors
  • 1978 Associate, Institute of Revenues and Rating Valuation
  • 1988 Fellow, The Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors
  • 1999 Fellow, Institute of Continuing Professional Development
  • 2000 Member, International Association of Assessing officers
  • 2005 Member, Society of Property Researchers
Work Experience
  • 1974 – 1978 Valuation Assistant/Valuer, District Valuer and Valuation Officer, Cardiff, Wales
  • 1978-1996 Lecturer II/Senior Lecturer, School of the Built Environment, University of Glamorgan, Wales
  • 1996 – 2001 Reader in Applied Valuation, School of the Built Environment, University of Glamorgan, Wales
  • 2002 – 2004 Senior Researcher, School of Surveying, Kingston University, Kingston-upon-Thames, England (half time)
  • 2004 – 2008 Research Professor, School of Surveying, Kingston University, Kingston-upon-Thames, England (half time)
  • 2002 – 2008 Senior Research Officer, The College of Estate Management, Reading, England (half time)
  • 2008 to date Senior Research Officer and Valuation Tutor, The College of Estate Management, Reading, England

Areas of special interest: Property taxation; Compulsory purchase and Compensation; Valuation Methodologies; Sustainability; Professional Qualifications; Education for Surveyors; Research Supervision

Professional Activities
  • 2008 – 2010 Chair-elect to FIG Commission 9
  • 2008 – 2010 RICS Ethics module, advisor and facilitator
  • 2007 to date, RICS delegate to Commission 9
  • 2006 to date, Member, RICS Research Advisory Board
  • 2004 and Visiting Lecturer, Hong Kong University, Hong Kong
  • 1994 Visiting Scholar, Suzhou Institute of Urban Construction and Environmental Protection, People’s Republic of China
  • 2002 – 2006, Head of FIG Working Group on Mutual Recognition of Professional Qualifications
  • 1998 - 2007, RICS delegate to Commission 2
  • 1999 – 2002, Official Secretary to the FIG Task Force on Threshold Standards
  • 1999 – 2000 Head of The Suzy Lamplugh Trust Research Institute, University of Glamorgan
  • 1992 - 2007, Member of FIG's Technical Professional Group for Commission 2
  • 1986 – 2008 Member of various RICS education, international and research committees and accreditation panels.
Publications

Text books (3); Chapters in books (4); Refereed papers (21; Other papers (26); Research reports (24); Peer-reviewed conference papers (5); Published conference papers (55), including:

Contacts

Dr. Frances Plimmer, Dip Est Man, MPhil, PhD, FRICS, IRRV, FInstCPD
The College of Estate Management
Whiteknights
Reading
Berkshire
RG6 6AW
England
UNITED KINGDOM
E-mail: f.plimmer[at]btinternet.com or
E-mail: f.a.s.plimmer[at]cem.ac.uk

17 December 2010


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