High Sheriff of Surrey 2019-20 Bridget Biddell
During her Shrieval year, Bridget, in the tradition of past High Sheriffs will hope to visit and support many of the charities and voluntary organisations across the County. In particular Bridget wishes to support, enhance and encourage the bringing together of vulnerable young people with the abundant and beautiful countryside and farms of the Surrey Hills. “Nurture through Surrey’s Nature.” Bridget has spent her childhood and working life involved with the countryside. She grew up on a farm in the Surrey Hills where she still lives with her husband Bill and their two daughters, Molly and Chloe. Bridget and Bill manage the farm and rural business.
Bridget qualified as a rural property-chartered surveyor and has spent her professional career working with Cluttons and Smiths Gore. She has held many offices with the Country Land and Business Association and is currently Surrey’s President and a trustee of The Country Land and Business Charitable Trust. Bridget has held other trustee and Charitable roles including Trustee of the Henry Smith Charity, a board member of The Surrey Wildlife trust countryside services and a Trustee Of The Community Foundation For Surrey.