The Rehan Siddiqui Award

Posted by Tony Ryan on 01/10/2021
Former BMC president Rehan Siddiqui enjoying an alpine adventure.

The Rehan Siddiqui Award for Exceptional Voluntary Contribution towards promoting Equality and Diversity in the BMC recognises those who have made a significant voluntary contribution to the BMC’s commitment to increasing opportunities for under-represented groups to participate in climbing, hill walking or mountaineering and the work of the BMC.

The award was established in 2018, and named in honour of former chair of the BMC Equity Steering Group Rehan Siddiqui, who in 2015 became the first member of a minority ethnic community to be elected BMC president.

Rehan Siddiqui Award Recipients

Read the following reports to find out more about the achievements of previous years winners:

2018 Kamala Sen Read report
2019 Molly Thompson-Smith Read report
2020 Jesse Dufton Read report
2021 Andrew Higson and Graeme Hill Read report

2019 Winner of the Rehan Siddiqui Award, Molly Thompson-Smith

Nomination process

BMC members can nominate a volunteer for the award. A nomination form is made available on the BMC website towards the end of each year. A small assessment panel led by the BMC President is the awarding body, and the award is presented on the occasion of the BMC Annual General Meeting.

Find out more about the BMC Volunteer Awards


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