GRAND LODGE OF CYPRUS 2021 OFFICERS
Grand Primo 2021
Bro. Gary Dickinson KOM
Born 1966, Hemsworth, Nr. Sheffield, UK.
Member of James Mercury and Dhekelia Garrison Lodges.
Chairman of H.O.A.L.T. Committee
Proprietor, Agrino Bar, Dhekelia, Larnaca, Cyprus.
Joined Order 21st August 2012, James Mercury Lodge 8599
Raised 3rd degree 28th May 2017, Provincial Grand Primo (Cyprus) 2020
IP Grand Primo
Bro. Mike Humphrey ROH
Born 1946, Blackpool UK.
RAF 9th May 1963-28/12/2001, Radar Aircraft Apprentice,
Radar fitter and Aircrew SNCO and Officer.
Electronic Warfare Consultant until 2010.
Now retired settled in Cyprus 2014.
Joined the Order 1st May 1969 Bawdsey Albatross Lodge 9111
Provincial Grand Primo, Cyprus 2019.
Elected ‘Immediate Past Grand Primo‘ 13th December 2020.
Deputy Grand Primo
Bro. Stewart Read KOM
Born 1960 Nottinghamshire England.
Member of Troodos Pride of Cyprus Lodge 10595,
President of Berengaria Knights Chapter.
Profession: retired ( Electronic Eng /Tech )
Joined Order 16th November 2007, Shamal Lodge 9948
Raised 3rd Degree 18th March 2016, Deputy Provincial Grand Primo (Cyprus) 2020
Gary Davis KOM
Born 1956, London, England.
Joined the RAOB in February 2012, James Mercury Lodge.
Retired former Regional Manager with Royal Bank of Scotland Group.
Moved to the Island of Cyprus in 2007
Married to Beverley and share 6 children and 13 Grandchildren.
Appointed Grand Secretary on 13th December 2020
Bro. Mark Nowell KOM
Member of Troodos Pride of Cyprus Lodge 10595
Joined the Order 26th June 2005
Profession: Investment Advisor 3D Global
Raised to 3rd Degree 3rd May 2015,
4th Degree Raising 31st January 2021 to be first in G.L.C. Banner.
Provincial Grand Primo (Cyprus) 2017
President of G.L.C. Examining Council 2021, (PGL, 2019 & 2020)
Provincial Grand Treasurer (Cyprus) 2020.Grand Lodge of England Delegate.
Grand Tyler / Ass Grand Secretary:
Bro. Kypros Kypri KOM
Born 1963 London, England.
Joined the RAOB in October 2015, Dhekelia Garrison Lodge
Moved to the Island of Cyprus in 1999
Ass Grand Secretary Grand Lodge of Cyprus
Secretary Dhekelia Garrison Lodge
Ass Secretary James Mercury Lodge
Secretary Hoalt 2017 – 2020
Secretary St George of Cyprus Knights Chapter
Grand Tyler 2021 Grand Lodge of Cyprus
Bro. Niclas Ashby KOM
Born 1968, Alingsas, Sweden.
Member of James Mercury and Dhekelia Garrison Lodges.
Joined Order 26th March 2013. Initiated James Mercury 8599
Profession: Head of Operations, Online Trading.
Hobby: Finding missing parts from IKEA Furniture.
Raised to 3rd Degree, 4th June 2017.
H.O.A.L.T. Committee, GLC. Book Examiner, (PGL Cyprus 2020).
Provincial Grand Chamberlain (Cyprus) 2020.
Grand Alderman of Juniper
Bro. Nick Palmer ROH
Born, a farmer’s son, on the 23rd July 1944, in the village of Pilning, near Bristol.
On the 5th May 1961, joined her Majesty’s Royal Air Force. Trained as a Radio Technician.
Did 51 years with the RAF, 37 in uniform, and the rest as a civilian, working on various RAF stations.
Retired at the age of 68, and moved to live in Cyprus.
Initiated into the order on the 16th November 1972, in the William K. Johnson Lodge No. 8696. At that time it met in Liège, Belgium, with trams!
Elected as the Grand Alderman of Juniper, GLE, in 1997.
Now, in Cyprus, Secretary of the Tomb of the Kings Lodge, of the Berengaria Knights Chapter and of the Cyprus Roll of Honour Assembly. Also a member of the Aphrodite Bitter Lake Lodge.
Hobbies, drinking and playing snooker. Intend to stay in Cyprus forever, with my wife, Diane.
Appointed Cyprus Grand Alderman of Juniper for 2021
Grand Alderman of Benevolence
Bro. John Howard ROH
Member: Troodos Pride of Cyprus Lodge 10595
Aphrodite Bitter Lake Lodge 8418 and Tomb of the Kings
Lodge 10678. Treasurer of ABL & TPOC Lodges.
Joined Order 5th September 2004, Troodos Pride of Cyprus 10595
Profession: Steward, UKCA Limassol.
Raised to 4th Degree 7th September 2014,
Provincial Grand Primo (Cyprus) 2016, PG Alderman of Benevolence 2020.
Bro. Alan Gaddass ROH
Born 1941, Dowdon, County Durham.
Hon. Member James Mercury Lodge, Member Dhekelia Garrison &
Harmony Lodge Scarborough. Past Provincial Grand Primo.
Joined Order 3rd March 1972, Harry Jenkins Lodge (Germany)9785
Profession: Retired, served in Armed Forces and Royal Mail UK
Hobbies: D.I.Y. and many maintenance jobs for ‘Buffs Lodge room’
Raised to 4th Degree 3rd October 2004. PG Registrar (Cyprus) 2020
A Past President of ROH Assembly, Knights Chapter and Examining Council.
Bro. Nof Pashialis KOM
Bro. NofPashialis KOM
Born 1968, London, England
Moved to Cyprus 2005
Joined RAOB July 2014, James Mercury Lodge
Grand Constable GLC 2021
Vice President of Examining Council
Panel of Instructors James Mercury & Dhekelia Garrison Lodges
Hairdresser since 1985, now semi retired
Married Lorraine in 2017
2 Sons, Chris and Alex who are also in the RAOB
Ex Vice President of The Harley Davidson Riders Club CY, Larnaca
Powerboating is the next Challenge
Bro. Ross Thomson KOM
Born 1988, Durban, South Africa.
Member Dhekelia Garrison Lodge 10677
Joined Order 4th August 2013
Initiated Dhekelia Garrison Lodge 10677.
Hobbies: Cooking BBQ food, Rugby and drinking.
Raised to 3rd Degree 13th October 2019
Secretary H.O.A.L.T. Committee
Provincial Grand Waiter (Cyprus) 2020
Bro. Howard Passes CP
Born 1946, Ilford Essex.
Retired Chauffeur Company Director.
Married to Laraine with 2 sons and 3 grandchildren
Moved to Cyprus March 2008
Joined the RAOB, James Mercury Lodge 9th Feb 2016
Appointed Lodge secretary July 2020