Paul Barnes, designer and typographer, responsible for several new fonts - including on for The Guardian newspaper.
Coralie Bickford-Smith, acclaimed illustrator for Penguin Books (including the Clothbound Classics).
Joe Cornish, acclaimed landscape photographer
Simon Gudgeon, leading contemporary sculptor.
Clare Henry-Bruno, art critic.
Professor Clyde Hopkins, painter (former Head of Painting at Chelsea College of Art & Emeritus Professor)
Cornelia Parker, sculptor and installation artist, Turner prize nominee.
Richard Wilson, installation artist, two time nominee for the Turner Prize.
David Atkins, Chief Executive Officer, Hammerson.
Jane Barker, Chief Executive, Equitas Holdings, formerly Chief Financial Officer and Chief Operating Officer of the London Stock Exchange.
Linda Bennett OBE, founder of LK Bennett, Veuve Cliquot Business woman of the year 2005.
Professor Stephen Blackmore, Regius Keeper, Royal Botanical Gardens Edinburgh
Christopher Brickell CBE, Former Director General, Royal Horticultural Society.
Dame Lynne Brindley DBE, Chief Executive, The British Library.
Nick Candy, Co-Founder and partner of high end property development company, Candy & Candy, London.
Dame Alison Carnwath, Chairman, Land Securities (one of only 3 FTSE women chairmen).
Sue Clayton, Executive Director, Capital Markets, CBRE.
Sir John Collins, Chairman Dixons plc.
Professor Peter Crane, former Director of Royal Botanic gardens, Kew.
Charles Graham, Chief Executive Officer, Europa Capital Partners.
Nicky Kinnaird MBE, founder of Space NK cosmetics.
Bryan Laxton, Partner, Cushman & Wakefield.
Guy McCracken, former Chief Executive, Food Retail of the Co-operative Group.
John Morgan, Executive Chairman, Morgan Sindall plc.
Dr Christie Peacock, animal scientist and Chief Executive, FARM Africa.
Professor Li Shirong, President, Chartered Institute of Building, China.
John Simpson, former Chief Editor of the Oxford English Dictionary.
Professor Janet Beer, Vice-Chancellor, Oxford Brookes University
Christine Gilbert, CBE, Her Majesty's Chief Inspector and Head, OFSTED
Professor Bernard Moulden, former Vice-Chancellor, James Cook University, Australia
Professor Peter Slee, Deputy Vice-Chancellor, University of Huddersfield
Professor John Stoddart, former Vice-Chancellor of Sheffield Hallam University
Professor Sir Timothy Wilson, leading thinker in university-industry collaborations
Dr Rufa'i Ahmed Alkali, People's Democratic Party, Nigeria
Dr Anton Apriyantono, Minister of Agriculture, Indonesia
Kevin Bell, Executive Chairman, Maitland Political (previously an advisor to Margaret Thatcher)
Lord Bradshaw, Spokesperson for Transport, Liberal Democrats, House of Lords
Valerie Caton, British Ambassador to Finland
Belay Ejigu Begashaw, Earth Institute of Columbia University and former Minster of Agriculture for Ethiopia
Glyn Ford MEP
Sir Simon Gass CMG, CVO, British Ambassador to Iran and latterly NATO Senior Civilian Representative in Afghanistan
Mike Hanson, MBE, former Commissioner and Director General, HMRC
The Hon Edison James, former Prime Minister of Dominica and former Leader of the Opposition
Baron Livsy of Talgarth, CBE, former Liberal democrat Spokesperson on Wales
Mike Penning, MP
Mark Prisk MP
Hugh Robertson MP, Minister for Sport
Jim Sturman, QC, "leader in the field" in both general crime and fraud (ranked in band one in both categories) by the Chambers Directory, an independent guide to the legal profession - nominated by the editors of that publication as 'silk of the year' 2006.
Dame Patricia Symmonds, GCM, DBE, Barbadian politician and member of the Senate of Barbados
Rob Wilson MP Education
Arthur Brown, rock and roll singer
Jamie Cullum, jazz musician
Timothy Dean, Chorus Director, Royal Scottish National Opera
Andy Mackay, composer, Roxy Music
Martin Noble, British Sea Power, indie rock band
Julian Wagstaff, Composer
Dr Dragan Marušic, Slovene mathematician
Professor Debby Reynolds, former Chief Veterinary Officer, Defra
Dr Geoffery Schild, CBE, former Director, National Institute for Biological Standards and Control (NIBSC) and former Chairman, WHO Advisory Committee on Influenza Vaccines
Professor Tim Wheeler, Professor of Crop Science; Head of the Crops and Climate Group for the Walker Institute; Principal Investigator in the NERC-National Centre for Atmospheric Science; his research has been cited in all the major climate change assessments of the last decade
Dr David Williams, former Chief Executive of the UK Space Agency; latterly joined the Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation
Jo Beadsworth, fencing, Commonwealth Silver medallist, BUSA Gold
Cath Bishop, rower, Olympic silver medallist
Michael Bolingbroke, Chief Operating Officer, Manchester United
Adrienne Cahalan, Yachtswoman (first woman to break the record for the fastest time around the word in any type of boat)
Jonty Clarke, Team GB Hockey player and Olympian
James Cracknell, rower, Olympic gold medallist
Ric Egington, rower, Olympic silver medallist
Adrian Ellison, Olympic rowing champion
Debbie Flood, rower, Olympic silver medallist
Alex Gregory, Olympic gold medallist
Garry Herbert, cox, Olympic gold medallist and commentator
Philip Hobbs, leading racehorse trainer
Alistair Mackintosh, Chief Executive Office, Fulham Football Club
Beth Morgan, English Women's Cricket Team
Rory Morrison, world championship rower
Philip Nash, Financial Director, Liverpool Football Club
George O'Grady, Chief Executive, PGA European Tour
Natasha Page, rowing Olympian
Georgina Singleton, judo, Commonwealth gold medallist
Richard Springham, GB Hockey
Nick Strange, world championship rower and coach
Polly Vacher MBE (first woman to fly solo around the world and land on all seven continents)
Effi Samara, Fashion Designer
Bernard Yeoh, Michelin starred restaurateur
Julian Barratt, comedian and writer (The Mighty Boosh)
Robin Bextor, award winning film director, producer and author
Colin Brown, Film journalist and former British Film Commissioner, UK Film Council
Adrian Butchart, award winning British screenwriter and film producer (writer of the 'Goal!' Movies)
James Chapman aka 'Maps' (nominated for a Mercury Music Prize)
Damian Collier, producer, entrepreneur and business consultant for film TV and stage (taking 'War of the Worlds' to the international stage)
Rhianna Dhillon, BBC Radio 1 Film Critic
Charles Elton, author of Mr Toppit
Bunny Guinness (gardening broadcaster)
Pippa Greenwood (gardening broadcaster)
Dave Howe, President of SyFy (formerly Sci Fi Channel)
Nicola Larder, TV Producer
Kaddy Lee-Preston, BBC weather presenter
James Max, Broadcaster and semi-finalist in the BBC's 'Apprentice'
Julian Richards, archaeologist and broadcaster
Michael Rosen, Broadcaster, author, poet and former Children's Laureate
Richard Sambrook (former Director of BBC Global News; now Professor of Journalism and Director of the Centre for Journalism at Cardiff University)
Tomasz Schafernaker, BBC weather presenter
Laura Tobin, ITV weather presenter
Jay Wynne, BBC weather presenter