The Standard Setting Committee (SSC)

The Standards Setting Committee (SSC) is a separate and independent entity within the IPMS Coalition, appointed to develop and update IPMS The SSC is an independent group comprised of 18 standards experts from 11 different countries. Between them, the SSC has expertise of property measurement standards in more than 50 countries and in the various property disciplines including:

  • academics
  • architects
  • engineers
  • facility managers
  • fund managers
  • quantity surveyors
  • real estate agents
  • surveyors
  • space accountants and
  • valuers.

Over the past 10 years the SSC drafted the original measurement of the built environment standards for the various asset classes (now superseded). During that period there has been changes to the SSC however the knowledge contribution and expertise drawn from those has not been lost but incorporated into IPMS All Buildings. The expertise is drawn from the 6 main continents. Eleven (11) of the experts have provided continuity since 2013.Many of the experts have experience in multiple jurisdictions including the Middle East. Australia, Belgium, Brazil, Canada, China, Germany, India, Italy, Japan, Malaysia, New Zealand, Russia, South Africa, UK and USA.Such is the prestige of the SSC it can boast that SSC Members include current and past Presidents of BOMA International, Past President of RICS and the Director of Technical Standards (Tangible Assets) International Valuations Standards. After 5 years on the SSC the then Chair and Deputy Chair handed over the reins to enable the SSC to have broader leadership direction. They however remain on the SSC. The current SSC comprises:

Chairman: Peter L. Stevenson MBOMA, MRICS (USA)

Vice Chairman: Frederic Mortier MSc (Belgium)

Executive Secretary: Alexander Aronsohn FRICS (UK)

Allen Crawford FRICS, FAPI (Australia)

Max Crofts FRICS (UK)

Randal Froebelius P.Eng. (Canada)

Anthony Gebhardt MRICS, RQS (South  Africa)

Dipl. Ing. Wolfgang Glunz REV (Germany)

Prof. Dipl. Ing. Marc Grief, (Germany)

Alex PW Leung MHKIS, MRICS, MCIREA (China)

Luke Mackintosh MRICS, AAPI, F Fin (Australia)

Howard Morley ANZIV, SNZPI, FREINZ, AAMINZ (New Zealand)

Tom Pugh FRICS (UK)

Nigel Sellars FRICS (UK)

Nicholas Stolatis  CPM, RPA, LEED AP (USA)

Koji Tanaka FRICS, ACIArb, RIBA, JIA (Japan)

Prof. Dario Trabucco PhD (Italy)

Prof. Dr.-Ing. Regina Zeitner (Germany)