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President of the RIAS

The role of the President as the titular head of the profession during their term of office provides significant benefits in communicating at high level with a breadth of senior individuals and those at the top level in many organisations. The President also represents the Incorporation at many functions and gatherings.

The President is empowered to nominate to all committees and to set up specific task or working groups as required with the advice of the Secretary. While the President is elected annually the provision for re-election for a further year.

Contact President@rias.org.uk.

President

The current President of the RIAS is Prof. Robin Webster OBE PRIAS RIBA.

Robin Webster’s Presidential term commenced at the AGM in October 2018.

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Past Presidents

2017-2018
Stewart Henderson
2015-2016, 2016-2017
Willie Watt RIBA
2013-2014, 2014-2015
Iain Connelly
2011-2012, 2012-2013
Sholto Humphries RIBA
2009-2010, 2010-2011
David Dunbar RIBA
2007-2008, 2008-2009
G Arnold Dunn RIBA RCIM
2005-2006, 2006-2007
Douglas T Read RIBA
2003-2004, 2004-2005
Gordon C Murray BSc RIBA MCIArb RIAI
2001-2002, 2002-2003
Gordon I Davies
1999-2000, 2000-2001
John A Dickson BSc Dip Arch (Aberdeen) RIBA
1997-1998, 1998-1999
George M Wren
1995-1996, 1996-1997
Andrew P K Wright OBE
1993-1994, 1994-1995
James Laidlaw DA (Edin) RIBA FRSA
1991-1992, 1992-1993
Dr Joyce B Deans CBE
1989-1990, 1990-1991
John D Spencely CBE RIBA MRTPI FCIArb
1987-1988, 1988-1989
David J Leslie RIBA
1985-1986, 1986-1987
John Lane FRIBA
1983-1984, 1984-1985
John Richards CBE RSA ACIArb FRIBA
1981-1982, 1982-1983
Alan S Matheson CBE FRIBA MRTPI
1979-1980, 1981-1981
Dr Lawrence A L Rolland DA (Dundee) PPRIBA FRSE FRSA
1977-1978, 1978-1979
A Buchanan Campbell ARSA FRIBA
1975-1976, 1976-1977
Arthur F S Wright MBE FRIBA
1973-1974, 1974-1975
Sir H Anthony Wheeler OBE RSA RIBA
1971-1972, 1972-1973
Prof Sir J D Dunbar-Nasmith CBE RIBA FRSA FRSE
1969-1970, 1970-1971
James Andrew Carrick FRIBA
1967-1968, 1968-1969
Jack A Coia CBE RSA LLD FRIBA
1965-1966, 1966-1967
Douglas W Calder FRIBA
1963-1964, 1964-1965
W Sinclair Gauldie CBE FRIBA FCIArb
1961-1962, 1962-1963
Thomas Smith Cordiner FRIBA
1959-1960, 1960-1961
James A H Mottram ARIBA
1957-1958, 1958-1959
Thomas H Thoms FRIBA
1955-1956, 1956-1957
William McCrea FRIBA
1953-1954, 1954-1955
Leslie Grahame Macdougall FSA FRIBA
1951-1952, 1952-1953
Col Alexander Cullen OBE TD FRIBA FRICS
1949-1950, 1950-1951
Lockhart W Hutson OBE FRIBA
1947-1948, 1948-1949
A G R MacKenzie ARSA FRIBA
1945-1946, 1946-1947
A Graham Henderson RSA FRIBA
1943-1944, 1944-1945
J R Mackay RSA FRIBA
1941-1942, 1942-1943
John Wilson OBE FRIBA
1938-1939, 1939-1940, 1940-1941
Thomas F MacLennan FRIBA
1936-1937, 1937-1938
Chas G Soutar FRIBA
1934-1935, 1935-1936
William B Whitie FRIBA
1932-1933, 1933-1934
John Begg FRIBA
1930-1931, 1931-1932
John Watson ARSA FRIBA
1929-1930
Donald Alexander Stewart FRIBA
1928-1929
Sir Robert Lorimer KBE ARA RDA LLD FRIBA
1926-1927, 1927-1928
George P K Young FRIBA
1924-1925, 1925-1926
John Keppie RSA FRIBA
1922-1923, 1923-1924
Thomas P Marwick FRIBA
1920-1921, 1921-1922
Alexander N Paterson MA ARSA FRIBA
1918-1919, 1919-1920
William Kelly LLD ARSA
1917-1918
Sir John J Burnet LLD RSA RA FRIBA
1916-1917
Sir Robert Rowand Anderson LLD FRSA FRIBA