Press release

Lord-Lieutenant for South Yorkshire: Andrew Coombe

Mr Andrew Coombe is appointed as Her Majesty's Lord-Lieutenant for South Yorkshire.

This was published under the 2010 to 2015 Conservative and Liberal Democrat coalition government


The Queen has been pleased to appoint Mr Andrew Coombe DL FCA as Her Majesty’s Lord-Lieutenant of South Yorkshire to succeed Mr David Moody when he retires on 7 April 2015.

Biographical Notes

Andrew Coombe, 68, is a retired chartered accountant and lawyer who has also served in the Territorial Army. A former High Sheriff, he has had a broad portfolio of charitable work, as a trustee to St Luke’s Hospice, Broomgrove Nursing Home, the Bluecoat Educational Trust and the Freshgate Foundation. He is Chair of the Sheffield Cathedral Council. He has been a non-executive director of Sheffield University Students’ Union. He has a particular interest in developing community cohesion and serves as Secretary of the South Yorkshire Muslim Community Forum. Mr Coombe lives in Sheffield with his wife, Sue. He has two grown-up children and four grandchildren.

Published 4 March 2015