Ian Shott CBE FREng
Ian Shott CBE FREng has been awarded the presidents medal in recognition of his many contributions to the work of the Academy, which have culminated in the creation of the Enterprise Hub – a community for entrepreneurial engineers that provides mentoring, funding and support to some of the nation’s most promising innovators.
Dr Ian Nussey OBE FREng
Commended for his extraordinary record in nominating talented engineers to the Royal Academy of Engineering, Dr Ian Nussey OBE FREng has been awarded one of the Academy’s highest accolades, the President’s Medal. He received the medal from Academy President Professor Dame Ann Dowling OM DBE FREng FRS at the Academy’s 40th anniversary AGM in London on Thursday 8 September.
Sir Richard Olver FREng
Sir Richard Olver FREng, former Chairman of BAE Systems, has been awarded the President's Medal for his outstanding achievements in technology development and for business leadership in the field of petroleum exploration and extraction and exceptional contributions to the Academy's work, particularly in engineering education.
Previous winners, 1987 - 2013
2013: Terry Hill CBE FREng
Chair of Arup’s Board of Trustees
The award was made in recognition of his significant and far-reaching contribution to the sector. He has supported UK engineering around the world and helped to promote excellence in engineering education.
2011: Professor Anthony Kelly CBE DL FREng FRS
Fellow, Churchill College Cambridge
In recognition for his having founded and developed the field of strong solids made from composite materials, now used extensively in industry. He is widely regarded as the 'Father of Composite Materials'.
2009: Sir Alan Rudge CBE FREng FRS
Chairman, The ERA Foundation
Recognising him for his personal contributions as an engineer, as an engineering industrialist through his inspirational and unselfish leadership role in the furtherance of engineering and industry in the UK.
2007: Rolls Royce plc
Rolls-Royce became the first company to receive the President’s Medal for particular initiatives in promoting excellence in engineering.
2006: Sir David Davies CBE FREng FRS
Chairman, The Hazards Forum
In recognition of his consistent promotion of engineering at the highest levels in the UK throughout his distinguished career.
2005: Jonathan Ive
Vice-President of Industrial Design at Apple
In recognition of his outstanding achievements in engineering design and in particular in the design of the iPod, which represents the very best of human interface engineering.
2004: Jim Eyre
Partner/Director, Wilkinson Eyre Architects
2000: HRH Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh
Senior Fellow of the Royal Academy of Engineering
1998: Keith Duckworth OBE
Life President, Co-founder and past Chairman, Cosworth Engineering Ltd
1995: Sir William Stewart FRS FRSE
Chief Scientific Adviser, Cabinet Office and Head of the Office of Science and Technology
1994: Lord Phillips of Ellesmere FRS
Chairman of the Advisory Board for the Research Councils
In recognition of his outstanding contribution over many years to the direction of research in science and engineering.
1993: Sir Neil Cossons OBE
Director of the Science Museum
1990: The Rt Hon Lord Lloyd of Kilgerran CBE QC
President, The Foundation for Science and Technology
1988: Lord Sainsbury of Turville HonFREng
1987: Air Marshal Sir Richard Wakeford KCB LVO OBE AFC
Chairman of Trustees, the MacRobert Trusts