Excellent Companion D. Gerald Rowbottom – Grand Superintendent
Born and educated in Swansea.
Joined the Army aged 16, serving from 1988 to 1998.
Degree in Politics from University of Wales and Open University.
Initiated: 1988 (aged 26), WM first in 1994, aged 32.
Grand Officer since 2008 (aged 46), APGM (aged 51) & WM on 5 occasions.
Exalted: 1990 (aged 28) 1st Principal first in 1997, aged 34.
Supreme Grand Chapter Officer since 2009 (aged 47) GSupt since 2017 – aged 55 1st Principal on 5 occasions of 5 separate Chapters.
Rugby Team: Wales
Food: Sunday Roast
Music: Eclectic; from Sinatra to Queen to Edward Elgar…
Musical: The Phantom of the Opera
Author: John Le Carre
Film: Godfather 2
TV serial: Hannibal
Place: Horse Guards Parade
Quality in others: Loyalty & Honesty