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Andrew Hobson

Trustee and Chairman

Andrew has been a resident of Combe since 1990. Before retiring, he was a commercial solicitor for 30 years and partner in a London firm for 21 years.  Currently Andrew is Churchwarden of St Laurence Church in the village.

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Clare Paterson

Trustee and Treasurer

Clare is a qualified accountant and Fellow of the Chartered Association of Certified Accountants. She has 25+ years of international and UK financial management and corporate services experience in the publishing, engineering and health sectors. Currently, she is working as the Business and Finance Manager for a local NHS Public Health unit. Clare has provided financial and accounting services for local charities on a voluntary basis for a number of years.


Roger Purssell


Retired after 30 years in the oil industry.  Lived in Combe for 25 years with wife Sally, who used to help run Pre-School, and 3 children all of whom were at the primary school and the youngest attended Combe Pre-School.  Was a school governor for 11 years and currently chair of the Combe Reading Room.

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Richard Sherrott


Richard is a Chartered Surveyor specialising in commercial property having practiced in Oxfordshire for nearly 50 years. He commenced his career at Oxford District Valuers Office moving into the private sector and is now a director of a commercial property consultancy. Richard has lived in Combe for over 12 years following relocating from Oxford

In addition to the trustees, Combe Hub is also supported by committee members : Lizzie Darrall,  Andrea Oliver (Pre-School respresentative), Sally Purssell (Lettings Officer), Richard Sherrott and Elena Softley (Combe Parish Council representative).

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