2016: Bruce French OA

Compiler of the world’s most comprehensive database of edible plants

2015: Duncan Armstrong

Winner of an Olympic Gold medals at the Seoul Games in 1988

 

2014: Tim McCormack

Professor of Law at Melbourne Law School and Adjunct Professor of Law UTAS

2103: Peter Irvine

Co-founder of the Gloria Jean’s Coffees franchise

2012: Simon McKeon

Executive Chairman Macquarie Group’s Melbourne office, 2011 Australian of the Year

2011: Wendy Simpson

Executive Chair of Westray Engineering

2010: Neville Cox

Chair of AMP Bank Limited, Advertiles Corporation Pty Ltd, and Focus on the Family

2009: Ian Harper

Emeritus Professor University of Melbourne and director of Access Economics

2008: George Savvides

Managing Director of Medibank Private

2007: Jim Wallace

Managing Director of the Australian Christian Lobby

2006: Harry Edwards OA

Economist, founding father of Macquarie University, member for Berowra for 21 years