Trustee Clare Scheckter

Area of expertise: Manufacturing, Process Development & Customer Interface

Clare was the Chief Operating Officer and Co-founder of a high tech company based in Atlanta, USA which provided simulators for police and military training.

Clare and her husband Jody Scheckter, founded the organic biodynamic Laverstoke Park Farm in Hampshire 12 years ago. The 2,500 acre farm is home to a large herd of water buffalo, sheep, cattle, wild boar, pigs and poultry and produces organic cheeses, meat, ice cream, ale, compost, eggs, vegetables, fruit ….

In 2003, Clare set up the Laverstoke Park Education Centre, which has since welcomed more than 15,000 pupils, students and adult learners on free educational visits, to learn about sustainable land management, biodiversity, farm animal welfare and healthy food production.

She has been a Governor of Testbourne School since 2006.

In 2013, was appointed as a Deputy Lieutenant of Hampshire.

Clare lives in north Hampshire with her husband, four children and three dogs.