The Richard Corrie Lifetime Contribution awards recognises an industry professional who has shown an outstanding contribution to the the fencing sector in general and to organisations associated with fencing for more than 20 years.

Nominations can only be made by AFI members

Pete Clark (AFI CEO), Ian Ripley (AFI Honorary Life Member) and John Corrie (JB Corrie Chairman)

Nominees from across the fencing industry, not just AFI members

Why the Richard Corrie award?

Richard Corrie served the fencing industry for 70 years, including acting as Chairman on the Fencing Contractors Association (FCA) prior to it’s merging to the AFI. Taking over JB Corrie from his grandfather, Richard Corrie was Chairman and had extensive knowledge of the industry, sitting on numerous committees to always support the fencing industry and drive standards higher.

The Lifetime Contribution award uses Richard’s name to highlight the work of others in fencing who have shown a lifetime’s dedication to developing the sector and ensuring it has the recognition it deserves.

Industry professionals who have shown a similar longstanding commitment to the sector, in general or to associated organisations for more than 20 years, will be recognised for their hard work and dedication.

The Richard Corrie Lifetime Contribution Award

  • An Industry professional who has shown an outstanding contribution to the fencing Industry over an extended period (e.g., 20 years or more)
  • Outstanding contribution can be in general and to organizations associated with the industry (such as AFI, FCA, EFIA, NHSS, BSI, FISS, etc.)
  • Nominations must be from AFI Members
  • Nominees do not have to be AFI Members
  • Judged by Pete Clark, Ian Ripley and John Corrie