Trustees & Staff


Douglas Bennett
Centre Manager

Douglas is an engineer and a qualified electrician. He started a successful Event Technical Solutions business and ran this until 2018 when he and his wife Anne went to work at Hebron School in South India as Facilities Manager and Dorm Parents for 19 teenage girls. (He is pictured with wife Anne shortly after they moved into the farmhouse).

Paul Jones
Chair to Trustees

Paul is a local pig and arable farmer and a local preacher.

Mel Cole
Vice Chair

Senior Quantity Surveyor who lives locally with Rebecca his wife.

Des Jackson
Clerk of Works

Retired electrical engineer.

Arthur Sampson
Treasurer

Retired Chartered Accountant.

John Ettle
Company Secretary

John was our Centre Manager for 10 years until his retirement.

Mike Hencher
Trustee

Minister of Religion, author of the Missing Peace booklet and other books, member of Western Way Chapel.

Edward Roberts
Trustee

A relative of Tom Roberts and a farmer, joins the Trustees when farming allows.

Rebecca Cole
Trustee

A relative of Tom Roberts and a primary school teacher in Gloucester.

Graham Highton
Trustee

Graham Highton is a retired Metallurgist and former Chartered Engineer who worked for bsi as a quality systems assessor. He lives locally and is a Region Director for Scripture Distribution for Good News for Everyone (formerly GideonsUK).

"The orienteering was fun because we got to use stamps, paper and find clues" A child from Highnam C of E Primary Academy

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Landline - 01531 822606

Tom Roberts Adventure Centre, Yates Farm, Malswick, nr Newent, Gloucestershire, GL18 1HE. (Download our "How to Find Us" Guide)

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