Excellent Companion Roger Henry Harley Croucher PGStB
Roger is a Chartered Accountant and until his retirement in 1998 was the Financial Director of the security company Chubb Electronics.
He was initiated in Bradley Lodge No 7929 in 1973 and was the Master of the Lodge in 1983. He served as Master again for the Lodge’s 50th anniversary year. He is also a Past Master of The Old Alleynian Lodge No 4165, Salvus Securus Lodge No 9113 and East Kent Scriveners Lodge No 9622. He was made a Provincial Steward in 1988, was promoted to PPDGReg in 1992 and active Junior Grand Warden in 1998.
He was appointed Assistant Grand Pursuivant in United Grand Lodge in 1998 and promoted to PJGD in 2006.
Roger was exalted into Stanley Wykeham Royal Arch Chapter No 6599 in 1976 becoming 1st Principal in 1985 and again in 1988. He was appointed PPAGSoj in 1991, promoted to PPDGReg in 1997, and is currently 3rd Provincial Grand Principal. He attained Supreme Grand Chapter Rank in 2002 and was promoted to PGStB in 2015.
He is a member of several other orders and was Provincial Grand Master of the Mark Province of Kent from 2008 to 2013.
His other interests are gardening and the theatre – he was a professional actor for a while during the 1970s. Roger is married to Anne, a Yoga teacher, and has 4 children and 9 grandchildren.