Our Officers....


Richard Allen

Richard has been a member of Budleigh Salterton Lions Club since 2014.

Richard is keen on the environment and ensuring that the club is there for the community.

Vice President

Gavin March

Has been a lion for nearly a year and lived in Budleigh for the last 10 years. He has Worked in the shoe industry for the last 28 years in which 16 of those in retail and the last 12 years in project management. 

 2nd Vice President

Martin Prew

Martin has been a lion for 4 years, lived in Budleigh his whole life and works in Environmental Health at East Devon District Council

Membership Chairman

Adrian Oakes


Adrian has been a member of Budleigh Salterton Lions Club since 1997.

He was originally a Departmental Manager for Sainsburys and a Manager for Co-op, and is currently a qualified chiropodist.

Welfare Chairman
Alan Lowe​ MBE

A Lion for 27 years. Born and bred in Budleigh. Was a construction Manager and for 40 years has been associated with the Scouting Organisation.


Jack Keen

Has been a Lion for 10 years, and has been in the catering industry all his life, he was  born and grew up in Scotland. He has lived in Budleigh for approximately 12 years.


Rob Scott

I joined the Lion Club shortly after my wife bought a business in Budleigh, as we both wanted to be part of the community spirit the town is known for. We have both worked in Retail for our entire career. For me the last 10yrs has been focused on the Charity Retail sector, firstly with Hospiscare in East Devon and for the last 6yrs, working for Barnardo’s as a Retail Area Manager in the South West.