How do you show you’re a true sustainability leader, an influencer and an innovator? You become an IEMA Fellow. Click to find out how FIEMA status can transform your reputation and your network.


Fellow membership

Fellow membership of IEMA is the ultimate indicator of significant professional contribution, experience and expertise. It demonstrates to peers, colleagues, clients and collaborators that you’ve made your mark on your profession.

How to achieve

  • Case study submission
  • Peer Review

Fellow membership is about being an innovator as well as an influencer. Whether your entire career has been dedicated to environment and sustainability, or if you’ve made waves in this area through visionary leadership and insight gained in another profession, Fellow rightly recognises the impact you’ve made, not just the depth of your technical knowledge.

If you feel you’re ready to join the growing ranks of Fellows around the world, and gain all the profile and network benefits that come with FIEMA, you can study the standard and begin your application right away.

If you feel you need a little more help and guidance, click here to find out more about our mentoring service.

Core Knowledge Reading List

IEMA’s membership standards require you to have an awareness of fundamentals of sustainability, business and governance. This Reading List signposts you to a range of resources that will help you develop your knowledge in this area. You don’t need to read everything on the list, just look at the resources that are going to help plug gaps in your knowledge.

Do you know someone who should be a Fellow member?

IEMA is looking for proven, visionary leaders in business, and across the environment and sustainability profession, to become Fellow Members. Those who stand out for their sustained record of achievement and innovation. Ambassadors for transforming the world to sustainability, with the drive to turn vision into action.

IEMA Members can nominate individuals whom they consider demonstrate the attributes of a Fellow Member. Find out all you need to know about nominating a Fellow here.

How much does it cost?

£480 Application fee and year 1 membership fee

£212 Annual renewal fee