MS Alexandra Raikes Alex Raikes MBE DL (Hons LLD) High Sheriff of Bristol will be joining the procession party in Bristol for the new King.
Roger Opie, High Sheriff of Bristol (2018-2019) explains the importance of the role.
Richard Opie has worked as a teacher of economics and also held senior positions in local schools around Bristol including time as a headteacher before becoming Director of Education at The Industrial Society where he led national and global projects on education leadership and corporate social responsibility for businesses.
He led the local Ablaze charity supporting business volunteering in disadvantaged schools to achieve the Queen’s Award for Voluntary Service.
A former county athlete he is a Vice President of Clifton Rugby Club and their media spokesperson. Roger is married to Mary and has two grown-up children with grandchildren.