The 2013 Whitley Awards Ceremony – the 20th anniversary of these awards – was held on the 2nd of May at The Royal Geographical Society in London. The Ceremony was hosted by Kate Humble with the Whitley Awards presented to the winners by WFN Patron, HRH The Princess Royal.

The winners were:

Cagan Sekrcioglu - Winner of the 2013 Whitley Gold Award donated by The Friends of Whitley Fund for Nature

Zafer Zizilkaya - Winner of the 2013 Whitley Award donated by The William Brake Charitable Trust 

Ekwoge Abwe - Winner of the 2013 Whitley Award donated by Fondation Segré

Zahirul Islam - Winner of the 2013 Whitley Award donated by The Scottish Friends of the Whitley Fund for Nature

Aparajita Datta - Winner of the 2013 Whitley Award donated by WWF-UK

Daniel Letoiye - Winner of the 2013 Whitley Award donated The LJC Fund in memory of Anthea and Lindsey Turner

Eugene Simonov - Winner of the 2013 Whitley Award donated by The Shears Foundation

John Kahekwa - Winner of the Whitley Award donated by Goldman Sachs

WFN Patron, HRH The Princess Royal speaking at the 2013 Whitley Awards Ceremony.

Photographs from the Whitley Awards 2013 and of the winners receiving Awards from HRH The Princess Royal are available from https://picasaweb.google.com/105548002819098368093