Worshipful Bro. Terence Charles Smith, PGStB
Born in Lewisham. Educated at Walsingham School for Boys in Orpington and joined the Woolwich Building Society as a trainee in 1966. Career developed into Accountancy within the Woolwich and ended as Finance Systems Manager in 2001 following the takeover of the Woolwich plc by Barclays Bank plc. Spent 5 years with Barclays plc employed as a Finance Development and Risk Manager responsible for the delivery of various projects and operational activities within budget and to agreed timescales /SLA’s. Negotiated exit package in 2004 and went self-employed in the building services and maintenance sector working for small landlords but soon after the start of this change, offered and accepted a role at Clydesdale Bank Plc responsible for developing, agreeing and monitoring annual targets and associated rewards for the Business Sector of the Bank. Retired from Clydesdale Bank plc in August 2009.
Married to Anne in 1981 and has one son who is a Chartered Accountant working for Barclays Capital.
- Fellow of The Chartered Institute of Bankers
- ONC in Business Studies
INTERESTS AND ACTIVITIES
A keen sportsman who has played all sports over the years but age and fitness now dictate current activities which are golf and some bowls.
A keen football fan who is a long suffering West Ham supporter.
Treasurer of Local Golf Society
Rebuilding a 1966 Lambretta for summer riding.
Initiated into Chantry Lodge No 6454, Master in year 2000 and Secretary 2001 to date.
Provincial Honours – ProvGSD in 2009 and promoted to PPGSwdB in 2013
Appointed PGStB in the United Grand Lodge of England in 2017
Holy Royal Arch
Exalted into Pentangle Chapter 1174 in 2004 and joined Chapter of Sympathy 483 in 2013
Deputy Provincial Grand Scribe E from 2015 to 2016.
One of the volunteers in the East Kent Provincial Office since 2010, mainly responsible for daily recording of financial matters.
Elected Director of the Gravesend Masonic Hall Company in 2013, responsible for finance matters.