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Tracey Care
Chair (Acting)

Tracey is a Yorkshire lass through and through... born, raised, educated and worked in God's own County!

After spending almost 40 years in the banking and finance industry, sunnier climes beckoned. 

She moved to Benahavis in 2020 and quickly became involved in the Arts Society, starting out as a visitor, moving on to become Committee Secretary and now beginning her adventure as Chairman.


Peter Letters

Committee Member

Peter was born in Glasgow and later lived in North Berwick, Edinburgh. He moved to London to work in Investment Banking and continued to work in this industry in New York, Chicago and San Francisco, culminating as Treasurer for 8 years in Tokyo, Japan.

He moved to Benahavis in 2000 where he worked for the town hall as ‘Concejal Delegado de Extranjeria’ from 2011 until retirement in 2019. Recently married, he now enjoys retired life, keeping fit, walking the dog and socialising.


Mike Page Treasurer

Mike was born in Sussex and grew up on the South Coast of England. He studied Chemical Engineering at London University. In his career he has been primarily involved in Project Management working with major international oil & gas companies, spending over half of his working life outside the United Kingdom. In retirement Mike, and his wife Zaria, spent a number of years visiting parts of the world they didn’t know, but for the last five years they have been settled in Southern Spain. Mike will bring much needed clarity, simplicity and understanding of the Arts Society Benahavis accounts.


Sandie Lenton Forrest,

Vice Chair & Programme Secretary

Sandie has a BA Interior Design and owned her own Central London Estate Agency before moving to the Philippines for four years and then to Penang, Malaysia since 2007, where she served in several positions, including President, of the International Women’s Association 2007-2013. She then set up and chaired the first and only Arts Society in SE Asia. Having  decided that she had seen the best of Asia Sandie decided to relocate back to Spain. Sandie will bring enormous experience to The Arts Society Benahavis.







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Deb Lucas

Committee Secretary

n April this year, Deb and her husband Steve realised their dream of a permanent move from the UK to the Costa del Sol! After 33 years as an IT Consultant and a milestone birthday, it was time for a new adventure. Having retired, Deb is now enjoying building her new life in Los Arqueros.


With a dedicated golfer for a husband, Deb has lots of time to dedicate to the things she loves. Her first passion is singing and she's recently become a member of 2 local classical choirs. She regularly practises yoga and pilates, is an avid reader and loves the theatre and any live music.

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