At its Board of Governor’s meeting in San Diego on October 1, 2015, Lambda Alpha International (LAI) named BA Group’s Senior Consultant Robert McBride to a two year term as First Vice President.
LAI – an honorary international land economics society founded in 1930, currently has 25 chapters around the world in Canada, the USA, the UK, Europe, the UAE and India [https://www.lai.org/]. The 2200 members of LAI include individuals who have distinguished themselves in the various disciplines and activities that relate to the use of land. These individuals include those who are involved in the ownership, management, regulation, conservation, planning, design, development, redevelopment and preservation of land based assets. The membership includes economists, architects, engineers, real estate developers, planners, government officials, professors, bankers, attorneys, real estate advisors, and officials national and international associations. The diversity of this membership provides an extraordinary reservoir of talent, knowledge and expertise to draw upon for educational programs, research projects and discussions at both the global and chapter level.
Robert has been an active member of LAI since his induction in 1997. During that time he has been proud to serve the organization in numerous capacities at the local and international level including as President of the 175 member strong Simcoe Chapter in Toronto, Chair of the International New Chapter Development Committee and Central Region Vice President.