Past Masters

The Company has been very fortunate to have had a range of leading figures from the profession as Master.

1976-77 Jim M Keith TD
1977-78 Sir Douglas Morpeth TD
1978-79 Sir Alan Hardcastle
1979-80 Sir Kenneth Sharp TD
1980-81 John Holland CBE, JP, DL
1981-82 Arthur W John CBE
1982-83 Peter H Dobson JP, DL
1983-84 Martin R Harris
1984-85 Sir Kenneth Cork GBE, JP
1985-86 Sir David Rowe-Ham GBE, JP
1986-87 David G Richards CBE
1987-88 Sir John Grenside CBE
1988-89 The Hon Geoffrey Wilson CVO
1989-90 David B Shaw
1990-91 Sir Brian Jenkins GBE, JP
1991-92 Richard G Wilkes CBE, TD, DL
1992-93 FE (Jock) Worsley OBE
1993-94 Barbara M Culverhouse
1994-95 F Brian Harrison CBE
1995-96 J Michael Renshall CBE
1996-97 WS Clive Richards OBE, DL
1997-98 Gordon H Kingsmill MM
1998-99 W Kenneth Gardener
1999-00 David T Young

2000-01 AMC (Kim) Staniforth
2001-02 Pat Brenan OBE
2002-03 W Ian D Plaistowe
2003-04 Sir Gerald Acher CBE, LVO
2004-05 Sir Hugh Collum (died in office on 29 August 2005)
2005-06 The Rt Hon Sir Jeremy Hanley KCMG
2006-07 Peter L Wyman CBE, DL
2007-08 Henry P Gold
2008-09 E Rachel Adams
2009-10 Graham NC Ward CBE
2010-11 James J Macnamara TD, JP, VR
2011-12 Sir John Stuttard JP
2012-13 Clifford Bygrave
2013-14 W Michael T Fowle CBE
2014-15 David J Illingworth
2015-16 D Mark Spofforth OBE
2016-17 Michael HV Jeans MBE
2017-18 Clive Parritt