Ian Rank-Broadley belongs to an number of societies

Art Workers Guild – The Guild was founded in 1884. It quickly established itself as the leading organisation for practising artists and craftsmen under the mastership of William Morris. It helped to define the Arts and Crafts movement in the nineteenth century. Many eminent sculptors such as George Frampton, Gilbert Bayes, Pomeroy and Jagger were members. Ian Rank-Broadley was elected to the Guild in 1995 and has served on the committee between 1999 and 2002. He was appointed Trustee to the Chest (the Guild’s benevolent fund) in 2001 and a Trustee to the Art Workers Guild in 2002.
The Goldsmiths Company – The Worshipful Company of Goldsmiths is one of the oldest livery companies in the City of London, receiving its charter in 1327. Since then it has supported the skills of the goldsmiths trade, maintaining the highest standards for craftsmen working in precious metals. It exercises its statutory function of being the oldest hallmarking authority in the UK. The Company’s patronage of contemporary craftsmen has contributed greatly to the vitality of design in silver, in jewellery and in art medals. Ian Rank-Broadley was elected Freeman of the Company in 1996 and granted the honour of Freeman of the City of London. He was appointed to the Modern Collection Committee in 2004.
Royal British Society of Sculptors (RBS)– Started in 1902 as the Royal Society of British Sculptors, it set out to promote and advance the art of sculpture, ensuring an understanding and involvement in contemporary sculpture. Today, whilst still adhering to its original charter, it represents a far wider range of artists and their work in line with contemporary movements in sculpture world-wide. Ian Rank-Broadley was elected associate member in 1989 and fellow in 1994, he served on the committee as elected member and Trustee between 1990 and 1993
The Society of Portrait Sculptors – A representative body of professional sculptors committed to making portrait sculpture accessible to a wider public.