Parish Councillors

Suzanne Clark – Chairman. 

Suzi moved to Walberton in 1990 and was a partner in her business, working as an international events and meeting planner and travelling extensively throughout the world. She lives near the pond with her partner Mike, who took up woodworking on his retirement, and Border terrier Benson.  

She has been on the Parish Council since 2010 and is chairman of the Neighbourhood Plan Steering Group.

Suzi still enjoys travelling but whilst at home enjoys the garden, loves cooking, eating out, good wines and plays crib.



Robert Rogers - Chair of Finance

Bob is a  retired company director and has lived in Walberton since 1992. He graduated in Business from Brighton University in 1979 and had a career with a small number of SMEs within the Publishing and Book distribution industry. Bob now keeps occupied with two part time positions in the Charity and Property Services sectors.

Married to Dianne, who is a teacher at the Bishop Luffa School, they have three ‘grown up’ sons and 3 grandchildren. Bob is a qualified Cricket umpire, a spectator member of Worthing RFC and a BHA season ticket holder . He is a member of the Neighbourhood Plan Steering Group and the treasurer of Walberton Allotments association.

Angela English

Angela is a graphic designer who owns her own local design agency. She has lived and worked in Hong Kong for many years, and has been an art director for several top marketing design agencies. 

She has lived locally since she was 11 and moved with her family to Walberton in 2008.

When not working, she spends most of her time gardening, trout fishing, playing tennis and walking her 2 golden retrievers around the surrounding area



Andrew Ratcliffe - Vice chairman

Andrew and his wife Cathy have lived in the village since 1994 and they raised 4 children here. He retired this summer (2018) from a career as a Managing Director, latterly for the UK arm of a global consumer products business and he hopes his time on Trade Associations boards will help him adapt to being a councillor.  Having spent years commuting and travelling he is now looking forward to more local activities.

Claire Lewis - Chair of Planning

Claire moved from London and has lived in Walberton since 2013 with her husband, two children and her dog. Claire went to Manchester University and studied Geography & Archaeology but her love of planes and travel led her into aviation where she has worked for 20 years. Claire enjoys travelling the world and meeting interesting people but her favourite place is home and she is passionate about protecting the community and environment of the villages.

When Claire isn’t busy with family life or working she enjoys dog walking, socialising, photography, social media and reading.

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Walberton Parish Council is two councillors short of its full complement.

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Andy Peppler - Parish Clerk   and the only employee of the Parish Council.

Andy has lived with his wife Gene in the Six Villages area for over 30 years. He joined Sussex Police following a gap year travelling, where he worked for 31 years, retiring as an inspector in 2006. He then worked as a civian investigation team supervisor unitl retiring January 2017. His grown up chidren live in Western Australia and Yapton.

Andy enjoys going to the gym, gardening and walks with their dog Florrie.