This is a special award, for nominated individuals, which recognises an outstanding and lasting contribution to the heritage interpretation profession over a significant period of time.
James Carter FAHI.
The inaugural AHI Lifetime Achievement Award is awarded to James Carter FAHI because:
During a thirty year career, James has demonstrated his commitment and effectiveness to the development of interpretation over a long period of time and across all key areas of the discipline.
James has made an outstanding and lasting contribution to the field in a number of key areas, including developing theory in interpretation; informing, educating and training interpreters; establishing interpretation as a profession/discipline; and producing exemplary interpretive projects. James is helping Interpret Europe develop a European-wide training framework for interpreters.
He has been heavily involved with the work of AHI in supporting and promoting interpretation in the UK, including being made a fellow, serving on its governing committee twice and chairing it for two years.
We thank you for all you have done and look forward to what you are yet to do.