Nominations Invited for the Plowden Medal Conservation Award 2022

Nominations for the 2022 Plowden Medal Conservation Award are open until Friday 20th May 2022.  If you know of any talented conservators who deserve recognition for their work, please consider nominating them and sharing the details with your network.

Established in 1999 to commemorate the life and work of the late Hon. Anna Plowden CBE (1938 – 1997), this medal was endowed by the Royal Warrant Holders Association, of which she was Vice-President.  It is awarded annually to an individual who has made a significant contribution to the advancement of the conservation profession and whose nomination would be widely welcomed within the conservation community. The award covers all aspects of conservation be they practical, theoretical or managerial – and is open to those working in private practice or institutions.

The nomination form is attached and can also be downloaded from and the deadline for nominations is Friday 20th May 2022. The medal will be presented to the winner in the Autumn.

If you have any queries on completing your nomination, we will be holding a zoom meeting on Wednesday 23rd March 11am-1pm. To register, please email Claire Anderson at