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Mostyn Field - Co-opted

Co-Opted Governor, RE Link Governors

I have lived in Balcombe for 20 years with my wife Rachel and both our sons attended Balcombe school

I am a member of St Mary’s church congregation and am currently serving on the PCC.

On the governing body I am the church’s ex-officio appointee


I retired in June 2020 after 40 years in exploration geophysics, so now have more time and am keen to give back to the village.

During my career I worked for many years on image enhancement using specialist geophysical software and involving project management.  I also spent seven years in the training department presenting advanced geophysics to masters graduates. My final five years were spent project managing 24/365 marine operations on seismic acquisition projects around the globe.


Outside of work I have always been heavily involved in the sport of rowing. After my competitive days were over I took up coaching and since moving to Sussex volunteered as the men’s coach at Ardingly Rowing club for 16 years, running 4 sessions per week out on the beautiful reservoir. I still help out by running a session most weeks.


I am hoping that some of my project management, training and sports coaching experience can be of value on the governing body to assist the school staff and children.