Howard was initiated in 2006 into Stella Maris Lodge No. 7279,
As a career, Howard is a Senior Lecturer in Architecture at the University of Kent and he joined St Augustine Lodge as it became part of the Universities Scheme in 2008 where he took the office of secretary.
He is an active member of the national Universities Scheme where he is responsible for communications and marketing and represents the South East region.
With his knowledge and experience, he was asked to help form and Chair the East Kent Light Blue Brothers group which allows new and young masons will be able to create friendships in Masonry.
Outside of Freemasonry, Howard enjoys gardening, film and music and is recently getting back into sailing after many years away from it.