Peaches Golding OBE HM Lord-Lieutenant for the County and City of Bristol


Peaches Golding OBE, Her Majesty’s Lord-Lieutenant of The County and City of Bristol is The Queen’s personal representative. Additionally, Peaches is the independent chair of the Bristol Water Customer Challenge Panel, non-executive consultant of Moon Consulting Ltd, a Trustee of the SS Great Britain and a Trustee of Bristol Zoological Society. She was awarded Bristol Post and Bath Chronicle’s ‘Outstanding Contribution to Business in Bristol and Bath 2015’ and served as High Sheriff for the County and City of Bristol in 2010-11. She led on regional and national campaigns regarding corporate responsibility for Business in the Community, (one of The Prince’s Charities), from 1994 to 2011.

Peaches’ previous non-executive director roles span the health, media and education sectors. She was a Non-Executive Director of Avon & Wiltshire Mental Health Trust. She was Awarded the OBE in 2009 for services to minority ethnic people in the South West and awarded an honorary MBA in 2010, then a Doctorate of the University by the University of the West of England in 2017. In 2018 the University of Bristol also conferred an Honorary Doctorate degree. During 2020 Peaches was appointed Honorary Captain Royal Naval Reserve and CStJ (Commander of the Order of St John).