The Institute’s Medal

The Institute’s Medal is our highest award and is given for a commitment to professional excellence in arboriculture and forestry.

Both Institute members and non-members are eligible for this award, but only Chartered members can submit a nomination. All nominations are presented to the Professional and Educational Standards Committee who decide if the proposal can progress to the Institute’s Council for approval.

The Institute’s Medal is announced at the Annual General Meeting and presented at our annual National Conference dinner.

Past Recipients


Dr Gary Kerr FICFor

Tom Jenkins FICFor


Ian (William) Ross OBE FICFor FRSA


Dr Joan Webber OBE


Chris Starr OBE FICFor


John Kissock FICFor


Susan Bell OBE FICFor (Hon)

Professor Hugh Miller OBE FICFor


Dr Cyril Hart


Duke of Buccleuch

Brian R. Salter FICFor


John Fletcher

Esmond Harris MBE FICFor


Dr Douglas Malcolm OBE FICFor

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