Robin Osborne

Chairman
Robin Osborne

Robin, who lives in Christchurch, has been a member of Council since 1994 and was elected as Finance Director in June 2001 and has been a member of the Board since Incorporation in 2000.

Robin is a retired Chartered Accountant and was a partner in Ernst & Young between 1975 and 1991 before becoming a sole practitioner until retiring in 2003.

Robin was Deputy Chairman in season 2013/14 and was appointed Chairman at 2014 Hampshire FA AGM.


James Pearson
Deputy Chairman
Jim Pearson
James, who lives in Colden Common, has been a member of Council since 2000 and was elected to the Board in October 2003.

James ran his own freight business from 1981 to 1995 before joining Ecu Line as General Manager and now holds the position of Managing Director.

James was appointed Deputy Chairman in 2014.


Steve Yeomans
Finance Director

John Ward
FA Council Representative and Director
John Ward
John spent most of his working life in engineering mainly as a Supervisor/Estimator with Time & Precision Industries Ltd based in Basingstoke until retiring in 2005.

John, who lives in Old Basing, has been a member of Council since 1972 and was elected Chair of the Board on Incorporation in 2000. John has held the role of a FA Main Board Director and FA National Game Board representative until retiring from these roles in the summer of 2012 but remains our elected representative to The FA Council. 

John retired as Chairman in 2014.


Paul Scoble
Director 
Martin Oliver
Director
Martin Oliver
Martin worked for a firm of Chartered Accountants in Northampton until 1986 when he moved to Southampton to become Finance Director of a parcel delivery company.

Martin joined Morley & Scott in 1990 as a Charter Accountant and became a member of Council in 1991 before joining the the Board on Incorporation in 2000.
Ian Walkom
Director
Ian Walkolm
Ian has been a member of Council since 1992 and was elected to the Board in June 2001.

Ian, who lives in Basingstoke, is an Independent Financial Advisor and is also a Director/Trustee of the Basingtoke & Deane Community Leisure Trust.

Vanessa Raynbird
Director
Vanessa Raynbird
Vanessa, who lives in Sarisbury Green, has been a member of Council since 2003 and was selected to the Board in February 2006.

Vanessa has a background in the motor industry and managed her own motor vehicle repair company until 2003 when she formed a new company Kits & Pieces, supplying team wear and equipment to sports club, both locally and nationally.
Nick Taplin
Director


Nick, who lives in Gosport, has been a member of Council since 1993 and was elected to the Board in March 2008.

Nick is currently employed by BT based in Aldershot and has been with the company since 1985.

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