became Assistant Provincial Grand Master in 2007, following previous
appointments in the Province of Provincial Grand Steward in 1993, Assistant
Provincial Grand Secretary in 1997 and Provincial Grand Secretary in 1999, a
post he held for five years. He received the rank of Past Provincial Junior
Grand Warden in 1999 and Past Assistant Grand Director of Ceremonies in
United Grand Lodge in 2001 and was appointed to the acting rank of Senior
Grand Deacon in 2008.
career began when he was initiated into Lodge of St.
John No. 8070 at Belper in 1974. He acted as Lodge Secretary from
1983 to 1985 and became Worshipful Master in 1987.
He became the
Founding Secretary of Bradelei Lodge No. 9205
in 1986, a post he held for twelve years, following which he became
Worshipful Master in 2001. He joined the Derbyshire Lodge of
Installed Masters No. 8509 in 1989 and
progressed to the Chair in 2006.