1999/00 - Gloria Hunniford
1998/99 - Sir Bernard Ingham
1997/98 - Bruce Gyngell
1996/97 - Ned Sherrin CBE
1995/96 - Will Wyatt C.B.E
1994/95 - Bob Monkhouse O.B.E.
1992/93 - Johnny Beerling
1991/92 - Ian Gray
1990/91 - David Hatch, M.A., Dip. Ed., FRSA
1989/90 - Clive Leach
1988/89 - John F.O'Neill
1987/88 - Michael Grade
1986/87 - Robert Maxwell, M.C.
1985/86 - John Whitney
1984/85 - Aubrey Singer, C.B.E.
1983/84 - The Rt. Hon. The Lord Thompson of Monifieth, K.T., P.C.
1982/83 - David Hurley
1981/82 - Bill Cotton, C.B.E.
1980/81 - Robin Scott, C.B.E.
1979/80 - Brian Tesler, C.B.E., M.A.
1978/79 - Howard Thomas, C.B.E.
1977/78 - Douglas Muggeridge
1975/76 - Brian T. Reilly
1974/75 - Lord Aylestone, C.B.E.
1973/74 - Sir John Steward-Clarke, Bt.
1972/73 - Peter Cadbury
1971/72 - George Elrick
1970/71 - F.E. Jones, M.B.E., PhD, D.Sc, R.F.S.
1968/70 - The Rt. Hon. The Lord Hill of Lutton
1967/68 - Sir Victor Tait, K.B.E., C.B.E.
1966/67 - Eric Robinson
1965/66 - J. Raymond Tobin
1964/65 - Sir Ian Orr-Ewing, Bt., O.B.E.
1963/64 - Basil Z. De Ferranti
1962/63 - Guy. R. Fountain
1961/62 - Ernest S Brown
1960/61 - F.W. Perks
1959/60 - D Curry, M.A., A.M.I.E.R.E.
1958/59 - Sir Robert Fraser, O.B.E.
1957/58 - Admiral J.W.S. Dorling C.B.E.
1956/57 - Eric K Cole
1955/56 - Sir Harold Bishop, C.B.E.
1954/55 - C.O. Stanley, C.B.E.
1953/54 - Edward E. Rosen
1952/53 - Lord Brabazon of Tara, G.B.E., M.C., P.C.
1951/52 - Sir Ian Fraser, C.B.E., M.P.
1950/51 - Norman Collins
1949/50 - The Marquis of Exeter, K.C.M.G., LLD
1948/49 - H. De A. Donisthorpe
1947/48 - J.H. Williams
1946/47 - Sir L.C. Gamage, M.C.
1945/46 - Lord Renwick Bt., K.B.E.
1943/45 - Sir Noel Ashbridge
1942/43 - Sir Vincent De Ferranti
1941/42 - Sir Louis Sterling, D. Litt.
1940/41 - S.R. Mullard, M.B.E.
1939/40 - J.H. Thomas
1938/39 - Major L.H. Peter
1937/38 - M.M. Macqueen