Executive Committee

Brian Parkins

Born in East London in 1938.

“Educated” at St Ignatius College by Jesuits and then to King’s College London. Dental training King’s College Hospital and the Eastman Dental Institute subsequently joined the staff. American Dental Society of Europe and Fulbright Scholar at Northwestern University, Chicago obtained Master’s Degree. Returned to UK and set up in Private Practice in Park Lane.

Now retired from Private practice and NHS Consultancy at University College Hospital, London. Thought that I was going to have more time to myself - but Masonry got in the way!

Stephen Fenton

Stephen was born in 1952 and two years later his father determined that he would follow in his footsteps and become a Chartered Accountant. And so it was.

After University College School, he attended the London School of Economics to gain his degree in Economics and Accountancy. After a three year training contract, Stephen qualified and became a partner in the firm six months later. He is still there!

Alan J White

Alan was born in South London in 1955 & moved to Selsdon in Surrey 10 years later where he still lives. Married for 37 years to Janice they have two children – Thomas & Katie & two Grandson's - Adam & Jacob.

Alan joined BT as an apprentice in 1971 & worked for the company for 37 years before retiring in 2008 as a commercial Manager in an International Project Management Unit.

His final project being the downsizing of the organisation with him being the last to leave!

David Lucas

David was born in London at the Angel Islington in 1958. He is married to Marion whom he met when they were mature part time students both studying for the Cert.Ed. in Further Education at Greenwich University and they now live in Essex.

David has worked for the Construction Industry and Further Education sectors for over 40 years. David is a Chartered Safety and Health Practitioner and currently works as the Deputy Group Safety Manager for a large Construction company in Essex.

Derrick Silver

Derrick Silver, Provincial Grand Registrar

Derrick was born in London in 1945 and is a fourth generation mason though to his knowledge the first in his family to be a Mark Mason. He lives in NW London together with his wife Trudi to whom he has been married for over 40 years – they have 2 sons and 4 grandchildren.

He was admitted as a Solicitor in 1970 and practised in the West End of London as a sole practitioner for a number of years and is now a Consultant with a City Firm of Solicitors.

Wes Hollands

Wes, short for Wesley was born in Southend Essex in January 1945, and lived for many years in Emerson Park Hornchurch, married to Janice for 45 years now with two children a son and daughter plus five grand children.

He was educated in Essex and a apprenticeship in Engineering as a design and experimental engineer on aircraft, working on the TSR2, VC10 and Concord, finally went to Essex University and obtained a BA in Engineering.