Elections to IIC Council at the 2022 Annual General Meeting - Deadline for Nominations

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IIC holds an Annual General Meeting  which every IIC Fellow, Honorary Fellow, Individual, Early Career member and student member is invited to attend. The Annual General Meeting is to allow Council (IIC’s charity trustees) to explain their management of the Institute to the members and it also provides members with an opportunity to ask questions before voting on the business items on the agenda, and to elect, or re-elect, members of Council to run the Institute for the next twelve months.

The next AGM will be held online and in London (venue to be confirmed) on Thursday 26th May 2022 at 6pm (BST).  A scope of works for each of the roles is available to view at the bottom of this page, there are 7 positions for election by the membership:

* Please note the incumbent President (Julian Bickersteth) and Secretary General (Jane Henderson) will stand for re-election. 

** Need not be a Fellow.


IIC is an international body and continually seeks to represent an international variety of regions, cultures and disciplines on Council. 

All IIC Council positions are for an initial term of three years’ duration and when elected each individual will be a trustee of a charity, and a director of a Company limited by guarantee, registered in England & Wales. Therefore all candidates must declare that they are eligible to be a Trustee and Director of IIC, and are able to comply with regulations as detailed here.

You do not necessarily need to be an IIC Fellow to be on IIC’s Council, each position identifies on the scope of work, whether being a Fellow of IIC is a requirement for the role. All positions on IIC Council are open to IIC members who are eligible to vote.

Why stand for election to Council?

As a member of IIC’s Council you will take an active role in shaping and promoting the aims and activities of IIC at a time of important changes and help IIC to fufill its purpose of enabling, educating and recogising excellence in the international heritage conservation community. 

How to stand for election

IIC's new Articles of Association were approved at an Extraordinary General Meeting (EGM) in January 2022.  All nominations will be reviewed by the Talent and Participation Committee.

There is no formal nomination form. The following information should be sent by email addressed to Jane Henderson, Secretary General, Chair of the Talent and Participation Committee or if standing for the Secretary General role nominations must be addressed to Diane Gwilt, Vice Chair of the Talent and Partication Committee and sent by email to: iic@iiconservation.org - to arrive at the IIC office by no later than 18th April 2022 (midday BST) and should include:

  • Short manifesto (250 words maximum) relating to the role,
  • Curriculum Vitae (C.V.), 
  • Reference or statement of support.

Please note: page amended on 13 April with role descriptions for President, Secretary General and Ordinary Member of Council. AlI  formal notices  and announcments are sent out electronically and published on the IIC web-site. If a member requires a paper copy of the notice please contact the IIC Office via email: iic@iiconservation.org , further contact details are included in the website footer.

Monday, 18 April, 2022 - 00:00