The AICCM Medal is to acknowledge Robin’s profound contribution to the conservation profession over her 40-year long career. She has forged her own path from the beginnings of furniture conservation in Australia to embarking on a unique career as a conservator-engineer where her abilities as a designer, fabricator and supplier of equipment has contributed hugely to the conservation profession. RH Conservation Engineering products are in laboratories and studios the world over, providing innovative and creative solutions to conservation problems.
On top of running RH Conservation Engineering, Robin has been a Visiting Lecturer with multiple conservation training programs, offered many training courses and fostered mentorship within the profession. Robin represents Australia on the world conservation stage and since the early 2000s she has attended most IIC, AIC, ICOM-CC and AICCM conferences. She has demonstrated continual commitment to the AICCM at both state and national levels. The overwhelming support by colleagues for this application that shows Robin’s far-reaching influence and contributions.