Rupert West FRICS
After leaving the Royal Agricultural College Cirencester he qualified with the ADAS Land Service in Yorkshire before returning to his native East Midlands. For the past 36 years he has worked in private practice, rising to partner in charge of the East Midlands Land Management Department of a national firm in the early 1990s, before co-founding King West in 1998. Today, he leads the firm's Land Agency team and undertakes strategic consultancy work for a wide range of mainly rural Estates, both privately and corporately owned. He is also an active RICS Registered Valuer, and responsible for the firm's growing Valuation specialisation.
Rupert is a former Chairman of the CLA's Northamptonshire Branch and currently serves on the CLA's National Environment Committee. He is also a former Vice Chairman on the East of England Agricultural Society and Chairman on the Blaston and District Agricultural Society.