The founding of the Philippine Institute of Certified Quantity Surveyors, Inc. (PICQS), is one that started from the vision of its Founder to make the Quantity Surveying trained Filipinos achieve a chartered status with internationally recognized QS professional bodies.
PICQS, Inc. is an all Filipino organization comprised of Members of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS), Members of the Australian Institute of Quantity Surveyors (AIQS), Student and Trainee Members of the RICS, Chartered members of internationally recognized QS professional bodies, QS-trained Engineers who are working towards their QS Study, Assessment of Professional Competence (APC) and Assessment of Technical Competence (ATC) towards Chartered Membership.
It is an organization open to Filipino Citizens who are QS-trained Professionals. Currently, it has about 1,800 members worldwide with Chapters in United Kingdom, UAE, Oman, Qatar, Bahrain, KSA, North America, Singapore, New Zealand, Australia, Indochina-BIM (Brunei, Indonesia and Malaysia) and the Philippines. It was incorporated in the Philippine Securities and Exchange Commission with its base territory being the Philippines.