Very Worshipful Bro. Peter David Williams PGSwdB
Deputy Head of the Provincial Grand Lodge of East Kent
Born in Oxford, in 1946
Moved to Kent in 1947 and apart from short spells of living in North Wales and Manchester, has always lived in Kent.
Married to Joan for 42 years
Has his own Consultancy Company specialising in managing Masonic Festivals, principally for the Royal Masonic Benevolent Institution, for whom he worked from 1998 to 2011 as Director of Communications.
He has been actively involved in the Irish Wolfhound Society since 1991, and has served as Secretary, Chairman and, for the last 5 years President.
Other Interest include (Freemasonry permitting): Cycling, Gardening, Computers and Motor Racing.
He has held a Private Pilot’s Licence since 1978.
He was initiated into the Loyal and True Lodge No 4050 Chatham in 1970, and Master in 1977.
Appointed PPDGReg in 1986 and has held several Provincial ranks including Provincial Director of Ceremonies from 1998 to 2005. In Grand Lodge he was appointed to PAGDC in 1999, promoted to active JGD in 2009, PSGD in 2014 and PGSwdB in 2016.
He was Exalted into the Triangle Chapter No. 184 Gillingham in 1974 and was its First Principal in 1983 and 1984.
Appointed to PAGSoj in the Province in 1989 and promoted to DGDC in 1997.
In Supreme Grand Chapter he was appointed to PAGDC in 1997, and promoted to PAGSoj in 2013.
He is also a Past Master and founder of Phoenix Lodge No. 9348, a Past Master of Mid Kent Masters Lodge No 3173, the Good Neighbour Lodge No 8378 (West Kent) and a member of St Albans Lodge No 29 in London.
Upon his appointment as an Assistant Provincial Grand Master in 2013, Peter was given the overall responsibility of Membership Support. This area covers the work of the Provincial Almoners both Craft and Chapter, the Provincial Mentor, Preparing for the Master’s Chair Workshops, and working closely with both the Recruitment team and especially the Retention team.
Promoted to Deputy Provincial Grand Master in 2015.
Other Masonic Orders and Degrees
He is also active in a number of other Orders and Degrees principally the Mark and Royal Ark Mariner degrees, the Red Cross of Constantine, Rose Croix and the Royal and Select to name a few.