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UGLE Governance

The United Grand Lodge of England (UGLE) is led by the Grand Master, HRH The Duke of Kent, who was elected more than 50 years ago and is now UGLE’s longest-serving Grand Master.

The Pro Grand Master, who acts for him when his Royal duties supervene, is Peter Lowndes. The Deputy Grand Master is Jonathan Spence and the Assistant Grand Master is Sir David Wootton. Geoffrey Dearing is the President of the Board of General Purposes and Dr David Staples is the Grand Secretary and Chief Executive of UGLE.

Here you can find out more about the leaders of UGLE and their journey in Freemasonry.

HRH The Duke of Kent Grand Master of United Grand Lodge of England

HRH THE DUKE OF KENT KG, GCMG, GCVO, ADC

Grand Master

Peter Lowndes Pro Grand Master of United Grand Lodge of England

PETER LOWNDES

Pro Grand Master

Jonathan Spence Deputy Grand Master of United Grand Lodge of England

JONATHAN SPENCE

Deputy Grand Master

Sir David Wootton Assistant Grand Master of United Grand Lodge of England

SIR DAVID WOOTTON

Assistant Grand Master

Geoffrey Dearing President of the Board and General Purposes of United Grand Lodge of England

GEOFFREY DEARING

President of the Board and General Purposes

Dr David Staples Grand Secretary of United Grand Lodge of England

DR DAVID STAPLES FRCP

Grand Secretary