|Drawing by William H. Branch|
1948—John Rigby Director, John Rigby & Sons Ltd.
1949—Reginald S. Brown Chief Metallurgist, Ryland Bros. Ltd.
1950—H. Richards Marshall Richards Ltd.
1951—Dr. Thomas Emmerson Director, GKN Ltd.
1952—D. Thirkell Cox Director, British Steel Wire Association
1953—Charles D. Gill Director, Spencer Wire Co. Ltd.
1954—C.P. Rigby Director, John Rigby & Sons Ltd.
1955—R.S. Bleckly & W.O. Copland Directors, Ryland Bros. Ltd.
1956—John M. Avison Director, Ramsden Camm & Co.
1957—Peter D. Gill Director, Spencer Wire Co.
1958—Harold W. Rigby Director, John Rigby & Sons Ltd.
1959—Douglas Gledhill Director, J.A. Binns Ltd.
1960—James F. Cowen Chief Engineer, BICC Ltd.
1961—C.F. Brereton Chief Metallurgist, RJN Ltd.
1962—S.W. Horton Director, The Firth Co. Ltd.
1963—Donald Stead Manager, Thos. Wood & Son
1964—Kenneth G. Hann Director, Somerset Wire Co.
1965—E.A. Shipley Technical Manager, British Ropes
1966—R.H.G. Askew Manager, Joseph Sykes Bros.
1967—Terence Cahill Director, Somerset Wire Ltd.
1968—Philip M. Rambaut Director, IISWM
1969—James Fouldes General Manager, Tinsley Wire
1970—John Siddall Director, Standard Wire Co.
1971—R.T.V. Hay Director, MRB Ltd.
1972—Reginald Hardy President, IISWM
1973—Raymond Ripley Chairman, Richard Hill Ltd.
1974—John Bolton Director, IISWM
1975—J.G. Wilson Chairman, GKN Rolled Bright Steel
1976—Michael Gledhill Director, J.A. Binns Ltd.
1977—G.S. Firth Director, Smith Wires Ltd.
1978—Frank Fox Chairman, Cleckheaton Wire Drawing Die
1979—Peter J. Rigby Chairman, Rigby Maryland Ltd.
1980—Roger Matzen Director, Hi-Draw Machinery Ltd.
1981—D.S.W. Lee Director, Arthur Lee & Sons Ltd.
1982—Rodney Hill Manager, Bridon Ltd.
1983—D. Newbould Director, Tinsley Wire Ind. Ltd.
1984—Peter Johnson Director, RJN Ltd.
1985—W. Murray Tomlinson Chairman, MRB Ltd.
1986—Angus McDonnell Director, Bridon Ltd.
1987—Nigel A. Charles Director, MRB Ltd.
1988—C.P. Rigby Chairman, Rigby Specialty Wire Ltd.
1989—Terence Cahill Director, Somerset Wire Ltd.
1990—George J. Dickens Director, John Shaw Ltd.
1991—Terence Cahill Director, WAI
1992—Darrell Fox Director, Foxton Wire Die Ltd.
1993—Dilwyn Scrivens Director, Tinsley Wire Ltd.
1994—Andrew G. Stacey Director, Bridon Ltd.
1995—Peter Wilcock Director, KTS Wire Ind. Ltd.
1996—David Young Director, Tinsley Wire Ltd.
1997—Terence Cahill Director, Somerset Wire Ltd.
1998—Peter J. Rigby Director, Handy & Harman (Europe) Ltd.
1999—Peter R. Siddall Chairman, Siddall & Hilton Ltd.
2000—Nigel Lane Director, Cold Drawn Products
2001—Kenneth J. Scott Director, Holton Machinery Ltd.
2002—Alan Stephenson General Manager, Bridon International Ltd.
2003—Stephen Rutherford, The Bridon Group
2004—David Thorpe, Unsco Ltd.
2005—Mark Hayes, Institute of Spring Technology
2008—David Michael (Sandy) Saunders, Worshipful Company of Tin Plate Workers
2009—John Perry, Worshipful Company of Tin Plate Workers
2010—Kate Kendall Siddall
2011—Commander Chris Groves, Royal Navy
2012—John Swain, Siddall & Hilton Ltd.
2013—Jonathan Rigby, Fox Wire Limited
2014—Robert Bache, Bacher Pallets Limited
2015—John Scott, Accent Wire