Election Process

Election to the Fellowship is a rigorous process, with existing Fellows involved at all stages of nomination and assessment. We welcome nominations of people from all backgrounds, experiences, views, beliefs and cultures.

The timetable for this year’s process is as follows:

1 June to 31 October 2021
Nominations submitted

November – December 2021
Independent assessments sought for each nomination

January – February 2022
Nominations assessed by Scrutiny Committees

March 2022
Vice-Presidents propose shortlist to the Society’s Council

March 2022
Council finalises list of Nominees

April 2022
Fellowship votes on the Nominees

A nomination is made by a Proposer, supported by a Seconder. They must both be existing Fellows of the Society. For full information on the process, please read the following document:


If you have any queries, please contact our Fellowship Officer, Fiona Gaskell.