Cassian Blaise Luke Lechmere Roberts 2018-2019
Cassian Blaise Luke Lechmere Roberts and his wife Jane (nee Ward) live and manage a small farm in Shelsley Beauchamp which has been in the Ward family since 1923. Together they have four teenage children and also a small travel company taking and sending people on holidays and tours all over the world for the past 17 years.
They have lived together in Worcestershire since being married in 2000. Both Cassian and Jane are actively involved in local and Worcestershire life; sitting or chairing various parish committees and councils. Cassian is also member of several Worcestershire clubs and societies and on most Saturdays can be found rowing on the River Severn with the Worcester Rowing Club.
Born in 1962, Cassian was the sixth of ten children. Educated at Ampleforth College and Henley Business Management College, he graduated with an MBA 2002. Following his education, Cassian was commissioned into the Irish Guards in 1982 and served in West Germany BAOR, Northern Ireland, London, Afghanistan with HALO trust in 1989, Berlin 1990, Oman, Egypt, Kosovo and Sierra Leone. After a successful career, Cassian was promoted Lt Col on the Counter Terrorism Training Team in 1996 (Egypt) and later retired in 2000. Together with his wife, Jane they established JC Tours Ltd in 2001 and focussed on growing their family, by four!
Cassian is delighted to have been given the responsibility of the High Sheriff of Worcestershire and is looking forward to continuing to help the local community throughout the year.