Chartered Geographer is the Society’s internationally recognised accreditation for professionals who:
demonstrate competence and professionalism in the application of geographical knowledge, skills, methods/techniques, insights and judgments to their professional practice, and
are committed to maintaining their expertise through Continuing Professional Development (CPD).
Chartered Geographers’ knowledge and skills may be based in the physical, environmental or social sciences or in the humanities, and across many areas of work: in education, teaching and training, in research, in the commercial world, including consultancy, in the public sector, charitable organisations, the planning professions and in resource management.
Chartered Geographers demonstrate, and continue to advance through continuing professional development, their expertise across four themes:
Each of these themes is described in more depth in the Chartered Geographer Framework of Competencies.