Provincial Executive

Hugh Oram
Provincial Grand Secretary

The Provincial Grand Secretary is responsible for overseeing all administrative matters within the Province. He is also the primary point of contact and intermediary for individual Lodge Secretaries and Grand Lodge.

Hugh is a retired senior Hertfordshire fire officer, counting among his most memorable working-life events the huge explosion and fire at the Buncefield oil terminal at Hemel Hempstead in 2005. He was born and educated in St Albans and still lives in the city. He holds a degree in Law and counts scuba diving, hill walking and skiing among his hobbies. He is married and has a grown-up daughter and son.

Hugh was introduced into Freemasonry by his late father-in-law and initiated into St Stephens Lodge No 8468 which he subsequently served as Worshipful Master in 2002. He is a member of Hertfordshire Masters’ Lodge No 4090, White Star Lodge No  8727, the Provincial Grand Stewards' Lodge No 8984, and the Lodge of the Red Rampant Lyon No 9843. He is also member of the Royal Arch and the Mark and Royal Ark Mariner degrees.