Our new President!

Introducing Paul Penfold, the newly installed President of the Club.


Our newly elected President is Paul Penfold, who came to live in Wantage four years ago, having spent most of his life in High Wycombe. Although quite new to the area, and indeed to Rotary, Paul was an active member of High Wycombe Round Table, having served as both Chairman and President. He therefore brings a wealth of experience of service clubs, and all that membership entails.

Paul worked in the construction industry for many years, primarily fulfilling sales and marketing roles, both as supplier and contractor. For the last ten years of his working life, he was with a firm of commercial surveyors, negotiating lettings, sales and acquisitions of properties for a variety of clients.

Paul is marrried, with three sons, and lives with his wife, Barbara, and dog Peggy. He plays golf (badly!), and is a keen cyclist.

Paul's aspiritions for his Presidential year are to build on the excellent reputation of Rotary, by increasing membership, and concentrating on local charity work, following these difficult times.

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