From time to time The Mathematical Association awards Honorary Memberships. This category of membership is awarded only by the Council. It might be conferred on any person who has made a distinguished contribution to mathematical education or who has provided outstanding service to the Association.
Current Honorary Members
Professor Adam Clark McBride, awarded in 2018 (Past President in 2004)
Professor John Horton Conway, awarded in 2017
Professor Hugh Burkhardt, awarded in 2017
Dr Simon Lehna Singh, awarded in 2016
Professor Dame Celia Hoyles, awarded in 2016
Professor Ian Nicholas Stewart, awarded in 2014
Professor Margaret L Brown, awarded in 2009 (Past President in 1990)
Professor A Geoffrey Howson, awarded in 2002 (Past President 1988)
Professor Sir Bryan Thwaites, awarded 1972 AGM
Past Honorary Members
In 1882 there were 12 Honorary Memberships awarded: the full list can be viewed here.