Nimish Gupta is a Chartered Surveyor (Fellow) from the Royal Institute of Chartered Surveyors (RICS) UK. He has been closely associated with RICS since 2005 and was an integral part of the formation of the vision, planning and implementation of RICS South Asia. Incidentally, Nimish was amongst the first to qualify for the FRICS qualification in India. For the last five years, Nimish has been involved in the education, training and mentoring of the next generation of Built Environment professionals at the RICS School of the Built Environment, Amity University. Nimish has over 22 years of hands on experience in real estate, construction, education and training. An engineer from the National Institute of Technology, Nimish started his career with Larsen & Toubro as a Graduate Trainee in 1997, learning the nuances of the construction industry during the time he spent there. He joined Bovis Lend Lease in 1999 as a Cost Planner and became the Chief Commercial Manager within three years. He was responsible for the successful conversion and commercial management of many projects, within India and South East Asia.