Master, Wardens and Officers

The Master, Wardens and Officers of the Company Year 2017-18 are as follows:

The Master

Anthony P Komedera Esq. MBA FCA


The Hon. Treasurer

James J Madden Esq. BSc FCA MInstR

The Senior Warden

Mark Jonathan Winston Esq. BA 

The Junior Warden

Dr (Christopher) John Eaton Esq. MB BS LRCP MRCS

The Immediate Past Master

Richard John Wells Esq. ACII

The Clerk to the Company

David Anthony Barrett Esq. BSc                
256 St Davids Square
Lockes Wharf
London E14 3WE
Tel: 020 7531 5990

The Prime Almoner of the Makers of Playing Cards Charity

Edward Ellis CopisarowBA

Assistant Prime Almoners

L/M Mrs Barbara Ide JP

L/M Howard Davis BSc DIS MBA


Chairman of the Makers of Playing Cards Charity Trustees

Anthony John Carter ACIB

The Hon. Chaplain to the Master

Rev'd Canon Nigel Patrick Nicholson CF DL

The Hon. Archivist

L/M Mrs Mavis Warner BA

The Hon. Curator

Roderick Graham Walker Somerville Esq. MA

The Clerk Emeritus

Michael James Smyth FCA

The Court Stewards

L/M Mrs Rosemary Brighton

L/M Nicholas Prentice

L/M Stuart Marnoch

The Beadle

Jonathan Perkins Esq.

The Court of Assistants

Members of the voting Court


William Leslie John Thomas CARD FCMA 2005 - 06
James John MADDEN BSc FCA MInstR 2006 - 07
(Honorary Treasurer)  2013 -
Adrian Armstead MAURICE BSc 2007 - 08
Lt Col John Richard Cottam WHITE TD JP FSCI LLB 2008 - 09
Brian Nigel PORRITT MA ACA 2009 - 10
Jonathan M F CROWTHER DMS 2010 - 11
Lance Edward WHITEHOUSE 2011 - 12
Rev’d Canon Nigel P NICHOLSON CF DL 2012 - 13
Tony CARTER ACIB   2013 - 14
Captain Michael Leigh DAVIS-MARKS OBE, RN 2014 - 15
Charles Roderick Spencer FOWLER CSt.J TD DL
- Immediate Past Master
2015 - 16
Richard John WELLS ACII 2016 - 17
Anthony Peter KOMEDERA MBA FCA - Master
Mark Jonathan WINSTON BA - Senior Warden  
Dr. C John EATON MB BS LRCP MRCS - Junior Warden
Dr. Paul John BOSTOCK BA D.Phil. Assistant 
Giles STOCKTON Assistant
Mrs. Linda (Lindy) WHITLAM Assistant
Anthony Leslie BLOWER MB Chb MD FRCS Assistant

Honorary Members of the Court


Thomas Stephen CORRIGAN OBE CA 1978 - 79
John Grenville Bernard WATSON OBE 1982 - 83
John Grafton THORPE 1990 – 91
Peter Mark Collet CREGEEN 1991 – 92
David Charles WARNER MA 1992 – 93
Christopher John Francis LATHAM MBIM 1993 – 94
Roger Alan HOWELLS ACII 1995 - 96
Michael Harold GOODALL 1996 - 97
Patrick David CRABBE FCA 1997 - 98
Gordon Henry Ernest ROBSON 1999 - 00
William George HUNT TD BA FCA CC Windsor Herald of Arms 2000 – 01
Yasha BERESINER LLB 2001 - 02
Roderick G W SOMERVILLE MA 2002 - 03
David Mark LADD FCA 2004 - 05
(Honorary Treasurer 2006-2012)

Latest News

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Mansion House Banquet,7th December 2017, photographs now available to order.


"Echoes Across the Century"

Click the image above for more information and a video on the "Echoes" project in which WCMPC have participated.

Interlivery Bridge Competition Monday 4th March 2019


See the Makers of Playing Cards Charity Trust Brochure , Information and latest News

MPCC Brochure
MPCC Information

Next Livery Dinners
26th November 2018 - Installation Common Hall, Service & Supper at Trinity House
The date of this year's Banquet at the Mansion House is confirmed as Thursday 6th December 2018
Please save the dates.

Court Assistant Dr.Paul Bostock has been commissioned by Bridge Magazine to write monthly articles on Playing Cards.
The articles, including  June2018, can be

viewed here

P/M Roddy Somerville has an update to  bring  another interesting item about unusual packs from the Company's Playing Card Collection

Click the picture to go to the Curator's Corner.

Links to latest items in Member's area

Member's Gallery
(Including the Burn's Night Supper Photographs)

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Master's Programme for 2017 - 2018
The Master's calendar card for the programme of events for the year can now be downloaded here.

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