Khris Albano joined Freemasonry in Dalisay Lodge 14 (Grand Lodge of the Philippines), in August 2002. He served as Worshipful Master in 2007-08 and was appointed a District Grand Lecturer in 2010. He affiliated with Lodge Jose Rizal 1045 in 2011 and he continues to be the Preceptor of the exemplification teams for the demonstration of the three degrees as practiced in various jurisdictions outside Australia. He was Foundation Worshipful Master of Elysian Lodge 418 in 2018–19.
With a passion for ritual and ceremony, Khris joined the Ceremonial Team in 2012 and progressed through the various roles culminating in the office of Grand Director of Ceremonies in 2019.
He is 32° in the Scottish Rite and serves as the Most Wise Sovereign of the Dr J P Rizal Sovereign Chapter of the AASR for Australia. He is also a Companion in Royal Arch.
With a Bachelor Degree in Civil Engineering, Khris has worked in various capacities in infrastructure construction projects overseas. After moving to Australia, he changed careers after completing qualifications in Migration Law (ANU) and Government (TAFE).