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Past Presidents of the IEE

A list of Presidents of the IEE from 1872 to 2005. The IEE joined with the IIE in March 2006 to become the IET.The IET Archives holds the official organisational records including Minutes and photographs of Past Presidents.

2005 Sir John Chisholm MA FREng
2004 John James O’Reilly DSc FREng
2003 Sir David Brown FREng CEng BSc DMS FIEE
2002 Michael John Howard Sterling FREng BEng PhD DEng
2001 Brian Mellitt FREng BTech DIC
2000 John Edwin Midwinter OBE FREng BSc PhD FRS
1999 Malcolm William Kennedy FREng BSc PhD
1998 John Michael Taylor OBE MA PhD FRS FEng
1997 David Jefferies CBE FEng
1996 Robert Hawley BSc PhD DSc FEng
1995 John Parnaby CBE PhD DEng DSc DTech DUniv FEng
1994 Professor Sir David Evan Naunton Davies CBE DSc FEng FRS
1993 Alan Walter Rudge OBE PhD FEng FRS
1992 Professor Peter John Lawrenson DSc FEng FRS
1991 Brian William Manley BSc DIC FCGI FEng
1990 David Arthur Jones BSc PhD FEng
1989 James Cadzow Smith CBE LLD FEng FRSE
1988 Thomas Bryce McCrirrick CBE DSc FEng
1987 Professor Eric Albert Ash CBE DSc FEng FRS
1986 Geoffrey Thomas Shepherd CBE BSc[Eng] DSc
1985 Admiral Sir Lindsay Sutherland Bryson KCB BSc[Eng] FEng
1984 Professor John Clifford West CBE PhD DSc FEng
1983 Maldwyn Noel John BSc FEng
1982 John Banks MEng
1981 Sir Francis Tombs BScLLDDSc
1980 Air Marshal Sir Herbert Durkin KBE CB MA
1979 Professor John Brown MA PhD DSc[Eng]
1978 James Redmond
1977 John McIntyre Ferguson CBE BSc[Eng]
1976 Eric Stuart Booth CBE MEng FRS  
1975 Robert James Clayton CBE MA
1974 James H. Merriman CB OBE MSc FKC
1973 Archibald George Milne DFH
1972 Eric Eastwood CBE MSc PhD FRS
1971 John Flavell Coales OBE MA FRS
1970 Lord Nelson of Stafford MA DSc
1969 David Edmundson BSc[Eng]
1968 John Millar Meek DEng
1967 Sir Stanley Brown CBE BSc
1966 John Ashworth Ratcliffe CB CBE MA FRS
1965 Leonard Drucquer
1964 Olliver William Humphreys CBE BSc
1963 Sir Albert Henry Mumford KBE BSc[Eng] FQMC
1962 Cecil Thomas Melling CBE MScTech
1961 George Sail C. Lucas OBE FCGI
1960 Sir Hamish Duncan Maclaren KBE CB DFC LLD BSc
1959 Sir Willis Jackson DSc DPhil DEng FRS
1958 Sidney Edward Goodall MSc[Eng] FQMC
1957 Thomas Edward Goldup CBE
1956 Sir William Gordon Radley KCB CBE PhD
1955 Sir George H. Nelson Baronet
1954 Josiah Eccles CBE BSc
1953 Harold Bishop CBE BSc[Eng]
1952 Colonel Bruce Hamer Leeson OBE TD
1951 Sir John Hacking
1950 Sir Archibald Joseph Gill BSc[Eng]
1949 Eric Bailleul Moullin MA ScD
1948 Thomas Graeme Nelson Haldane MA
1947 Percy Good CBE
1946 Vincent Ziani de Ferranti MC
1945 Percy Dunsheath OBE MA DSc
1944 Sir Harry Railing
1943 Colonel Sir Arthur Stanley Angwin DSO MC
1942 Cecil Lewis Fortescue OBE MA
1941 Sir Noel Ashbridge
1940 James Robert Beard MSc
1939 Johnstone Wright
1938 Arthur Percy Morris Fleming CBE DEng
1937 Lieut.-Col. Sir A. George Lee OBE MC
1936 Henry Thomas Young
1935 John Macfarlane Kennedy OBE
1934 William Mundell Thornton OBE DSc DEng
1933 Philip Vassar Hunter CBE
1932 Edgar Walford Marchant DSc
1931 John Muir Donaldson MC
1930 Clifford Copland Paterson OBE
1929 Colonel Sir Thomas Fortune Purves
1928 Kenelm Edgcumbe
1927 Archibald Page
1926 William Henry Eccles DCs FRS
1925 Richard Alexander Chattock
1924 William Bradley Woodhouse
1923 Alexander Russell MA DSc
1922 Frank Gill OBE
1921 John Somerville Highfield
1920 Llewelyn Birchall Atkinson
1919 Roger Thomas Smith
1918 Charles Henry Wordingham CBE
1917 Charles Henry Wordingham
1916 Charles Pratt Sparks
1915 Charles Pratt Sparks
1914 Sir John Francis Clerverton Snell
1913 William Duddell FRS
1912 William Duddell  FRS
1911 Sebastian Ziani de Ferranti
1910 Sebastian Ziani de Ferranti
1909 Gisbert Kapp DrEng
1908 William Morris Mordey
1908 Colonel Rookes Evelyn Bell Crompton CB
1907 Lord Kelvin PC OM GCVO DCL LLD FRS
1906 Sir Richard Tetley Glazebrook MA FRS
1905 John Gavey CB
1904 Alexander Siemens
1903 Robert Kaye Gray
1902 James Swinburne
1901 William Edward Langdon
1900 John Perry DSc LLD FRS
1899 Silvanus Phillips Thompson DSc FRS
1898 Joseph Wilson Swan FRS
1897 Sir Henry Christopher Mance CIE
1896 John Hopkinson MA DSc FRS
1895 Rookes Evelyn Bell Crompton
1894 Alexander Siemens
1893 William Henry Preece CB FRS
1892 William Edward Ayrton FRS
1891 William Crookes FRS
1890 John Hopkinson MA DSc FRS
1889 Sir William Thomson DCL LLD FRS
1888 Edward Graves
1887 Sir Charles Tilston Bright
1886 David Edward Hughes FRS
1885 Charles Ernest Spagnoletti
1884 William Grylls Adams FRS
1883 Willoughby Smith
1882 Lieut-Col. Charles Edmund Webber RE CB
1881 George Carey Foster FRS
1880 William Henry Preece
1879 Lieut-Col John Underwood Bateman-Champain RE
1878 Charles William Siemens DCL FRS
1877 Frederick Augustus Abel FRS
1876 Charles Vincent Walker FRS
1875 Latimer Clark
1874 Sir William Thomson LLD FRS
1873 Frank Ives Scudamore CB
1872 Charles William Siemens DCL FRS