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SLL AGM, Presidential Address and Awards 2019. Photo: Michael Eleftheriades

Each President of the Society of Light and Lighting serves for one year. The Society's members gather annually to celebrate the achievements of the Society and the outgoing President, and to welcome the incoming President. Traditionally, this will take place at the end of the Society's AGM in May, as the Presidential Medal is passed on. The new president then delivers their inaugural address, outlining their journey within lighting and their aims for the year ahead.

You can view previous SLL Presidents and recent presidential addresses below:

Bob Bohannon - 2020
Jim Shove - 2019
Iain Carlile - 2018
Richard Caple - 2017
Jeff Shaw - 2016
Liz Peck - 2015
John Aston - 2014
Kevin Kelly - 2013
Iain Macrae - 2012
Peter Raynham - 2011
Alan Tulla - 2010
Stephen Lisk - 2009
Patrick Baldrey - 2008
Stephen Cannon-Brookes - 2006
Geoffrey Cook - 2005
David Burton - 2004
Dr David Carter - 2003
Barrie Wilde - 2002
Mike Simpson - 2001
Professor Malcolm Parry - 2000
Bob Venning - 1999

Lighting Division Chairs:Anthony Slater - 1998
Ted Glenny - 1997
Paul Ruffles - 1996
Jean Heap - 1995
Iain Maclean - 1994
Hugh Ogus - 1993
Ron Simons - 1992
Alan Wilson - 1991
Lou Bedocs - 1990
David Loe - 1989
Kenneth Scott - 1988
M J E Frye - 1987
Professor Peter Boyce - 1986
Professor J A M Bell - 1985
Margaret Halstead - 1984
P T Stone - 1983
Mark Wood-Robinson - 1982
W N Shires - 1981
Robin Aldworth - 1980
Dr A R Bean - 1979
M B Clark - 1978

IES UK PresidentsM B Clark - 1977
J B Collins -1976
K R Ackerman - 1975
D R H Phillips - 1974
A H Willoughby - 1973
G P Cundall - 1972
C Dykes Brown - 1971
H Hewitt - 1970
J B Harris OBE - 1969
Dr H H Ballin - 1968
H Carpenter - 1967
A H Olson - 1966
Prof R G Hopkinson - 1965
J W Strange - 1964
J S McCulloch - 1963
N Boydell - 1962
W T Souter - 1961
W S Stiles OBE FRS - 1960
H G Campbell - 1959
C C Smith - 1958
E B Sawyer - 1957
Dr W E Harper - 1956
A G Higgins - 1955
E C Lennox - 1954
W R Stevens OBE - 1953
W J Wellwood Ferguson - 1952
J G Holmes  - 1951
L J Davies - 1950
Dr J N Aldington - 1949
J M Waldram - 1948
Dr J W T Walsh OBE - 1947
J S Dow - 1946
H C Weston OBE - 1945
E Stroud - 1944
H F Buckley - 1943
R O Ackerley - 1942
W J Jones - 1941
Prof J T McGregor-Morris - 1940
F C Smith MBE - 1939
Percy Good CBE - 1938
S English - 1937
A Cunnington - 1936
Alfred W Beuttell - 1935
H Hepworth Thompson - 1934
C W Sully - 1933
Haydn T Harrison - 1932
Sir Francis Goodenough CBE - 1931
The Rt Hon The Earl of Mount Edgcumbe TD - 1930
Dr J W T Walsh OBE - 1929
Sir Clifford Paterson OBE FRS - 1928
Sir Duncan Wilson CVO CBE - 1927
C H Wordingham CBE - 1924
Prof Sir John Parsons CBE FRS - 1921
A P Trotter - 1917
Sir William Bennett KCVO - 1914
Prof Silvanus P Thomson FRS - 1909
    
Find out more about the SLL officer roles and view previous editions of the Society's Annual Report and current SLL Officers

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