(by Rebecca Tuffin, KentOnline, April 20, 2020)
A Kent man has been appointed the new head of a national Freemasons’ charity – one of the largest grant-giving charities in the country.
Les Hutchinson, from West Malling, will be taking over as chief executive of the Masonic Charitable Foundation (MCF), following the retirement of David Innes later this year.
Mr Hutchinson has been actively involved in Freemasons’ charities since 1988, when he joined the Royal Masonic Trust for Girls and Boys as a management trainee, working his way up the ranks to chief executive.
Freemasonry is one of the oldest and largest non-religious, non-political organisations, with branches across the world.
Only men can apply to become a member of the secular movement which evolved from