Rupert West FRICS
After leaving the Royal Agricultural College Cirencester Rupert qualified with the ADAS Land Service in Yorkshire before returning to his native East Midlands. For the past 40 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 Professional 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 currently President of the CLA's Northamptonshire Branch and until recently served on the CLA's National Environment Committee. He is also a former Vice Chairman on the East of England Agricultural Society and Chairman of the Blaston and District Agricultural Society.