- Provincial Grand Master
Provincial Grand Master
Jeff was born in Hull in 1943 and spent all of his early life in and around that City. He is married to Chris, has four sons and eight grandchildren.
Educated at Hymers College in Hull, Jeff briefly studied accountancy and after an early working life spent in the Port of Hull, was recruited to a consultancy contract with the Saudi Ports Authority. This resulted in an absence of 10 years whilst working in the Middle East and Far East. He returned to the United Kingdom in 1986, joining a family firm specialising in logistics where he was Managing Director of the Company until retiring in January 2009.
Initiated 1973 into the Old Hymerian Lodge No 6885 and became Master in1989
Founder Member of the Provincial Grand Stewards’ Lodge No 9611 in 1996
Joined the Humber Installed Masters’ Lodge No 2494 in 1990 and was Master in 2005
Joined the Castle Lodge of Harmony No 26 in 2007 and was Master in 2012
Past Provincial Grand Steward in 1992 (275th Anniversary Appointment), and Provincial Senior Grand Warden in 1997
Assistant Provincial Grand Master 2003 and Deputy Provincial Grand Master 2004-20013
Past Grand Standard Bearer 2002, Past Senior Grand Deacon 2004 and Past Grand Sword Bearer since 2005.
Appointed Grand Steward in 2012
Appointed Provincial Grand Master with effect from 1st November 2013
Royal Arch Chapter
Exalted 1976 into the Kingston Chapter No 1010 and was First Principal in 1996
Founding Scribe E of the White Rose Schools Chapter No 6843 in 1995
Founder Member of the Provincial Grand Stewards’ Chapter No 9611 and First Principal at consecration in 1999
Past Provincial Grand Steward in 2000 and Past Provincial Grand Scribe N in 2001
Past Assistant Grand Director of Ceremonies 2005
Appointed Grand Superintendent with effect from 1st November 2013