Head of School of Surveying & Planning, Kingston University, UK
Professor Sarah Sayce is Head of the Kingston
School of Surveying & Planning in the UK and a qualified
Chartered Surveyor. Her experience in commercial practice and
contact with the profession keeps the School in touch with
Over recent years Sayce has focused on the impact of the
sustainability agenda on commercial property valuation and
management. In relation to this she has undertaken research for UK
government, the professional body, charities and industry.
She is widely published and among her books is one on
sustainability and buildings: Building Sustainability in the
Balance: promoting stakeholder dialogue.She is currently
researching and writing a new book on sustainability and real
estate valuation and asset management.
She is much involved with the Royal Institution of Chartered
Surveyors (RICS). She is a Board member on both the Global and UK
Valuation Professional Group Boards and also sits on the RICS
Valuation and Sustainability Working Group. Sarah has been
the lead author for both RICS VIP 13 (Sustainability and Commercial
Property Valuation) and the newly published RICS IP 22
(Sustainability and Residential Property Valuation).
Sarah also acts as a member of the Vancouver Valuation Accord
which seeks active collaborations to embed sustainability into real