Sr Francis Tan Kok Ping
Sr Francis Tan is the Partner of ProkosmanKonsultant a local Sabah-based firm provides the consulting quantity surveying services. He graduated with a Bachelor of Building Degree (Honours) from Melbourne University, Australia in 1987. Professionally, he is a member of Royal Institution of Surveyors, Malaysia (MRISM), member of Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (MRICS), Professional Associate of Australia Institute of Quantity Surveyors (AAIQS), and member of Australian Institute of Building (MAIB) and a registered quantity surveyor.Besides the above, he also obtained a Diploma in Surveying from College of Estate Management, UK in 1992, completed a post graduate diploma in Arbitration from College of Estate Management in 2000, and obtained a certificate of Adjudication after completed the KLRCA Adjudication Training Programme in 2012.

Fostering QS Capacity in Value Management and Technical Auditing
The QS profession is not a dying profession but is an ever growing and evolving profession. Instead of staying put in traditional QS roles and trying to survive with more and thin competitive fees, Sabah QS are encouraged to look into new consulting scope of services like value management and technical auditing. What is it all about ? How to charge for these services ? Sr Francis Tan will share his experiences and give some hints in these two fields with fellow surveyors in line with Congress theme of fostering growth.
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