Richard Stogdon

Tony ReidAppointed by ESCC

Richard Stogdon was Chairman of the Board from 2016 -2020

 

Cllr R Stogdon
Laurel Tree Farm
Boars Head
Crowborough, TN6 3HD

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Sylvia Tidy

Councillor Sylvia TidyAppointed by ESCC

Sylvia Tidy moved to East Sussex in 1958 and married a local farmer. She has lived on the same farm for 45 years and has a small beef herd. Council work and the farm keep her pretty busy. Sylvia was appointed to the board in 2011.

Cllr Sylvia Tidy
Nordens Green Farm
Hurstwood Uckfield, TN22 4AL

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John Barnes
John Barnes

Appointed by ESCC

John Barnes taught Government at the LSE. Now retired, he has been an East Sussex County Councillor since 1997, a member of the East Sussex Fire Authority since 2013 and a Rother District Councillor since 2017. He was Chairman of the County Council 2005-7 and joined the Board of Conservators in 2005. He chaired the Board from 2007-10. In the past he has served on the Kent County Council, the South East Thames Regional Health Authority, the Council for National Academic Awards and the National Council for Vocational Qualifications, He chaired the Bexhill and Rother PCT 2001-5 and the Sussex Downs and Weald PCT 2006-10 and was Chairman of the Fire Authority 2017-19. He is currently Vice Chairman of the Rye Harbour Nature Reserve management Committee. A keen walker and enthusiastic (if not that good) birdwatcher, he is a member of the RSPB and the Sussex Ornithological Society.

Cllr J Barnes
The Barn, Burgham, Sheepstreet Lane
Etchingham, TN19 7AZ

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Michael Cooper

Michael Cooper

Appointed by ESCC

Michael Cooper was brought up near Canterbury and, after university in the UK, USA and Switzerland followed a career in the oil industry and shipping, where he was CE of a specialist Anglo-French shipping company. After retirement he was CE of Diabetes UK and has since been a non-Executive on the board of the local health authority. He is, or has been, a trustee of Care for the Carers, Music in Hospitals, the Queen’s Nursing Institute and a governor (and past Chair) of High Hurstwood CE Primary School. He is married with 3 children and 10 grandchildren.

Mr MJ Cooper
Old Hall Cottage, High Hurstwood
Uckfield, TN22 4AD

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Chris de Mestre

Chris de Mestre

Chris de Mestre is a commoner conservator elected in 2020.

Chris is a Graduate of Cornell University with an M.P.S. in Real Estate (Masters of Real Estate) and the University of Sydney with a Bachelor of Agricultural Economics. He has a 25 years of experience in the real estate sector ranging from public private partnerships, infrastructure and logistic developments, real estate asset management, debt restructuring and senior managerial roles in the commercial real estate portfolio and funds management industry in Europe. He also has extensive experience in animal husbandry / agriculture production having previously run a broadacre agricultural business in Australia.

Chris de Mestre

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Chris Hardy

Tony ReidAppointed by WDC

Chris Hardy is a recently appointed Wealden District Councillor.

 

Cllr C Hardy

Skippers
Rectory Field
Hartfield
East Sussex
TN7 4JE

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Peter Roundell

Appointed by WDC

 

Nick Mawdsley

Elected 2018


Dr N Mawdsley
Corner House
Twyford Lane
Birch Grove
Haywards Heath
RH17 7DH

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Susan McAll

Susan McAll

Susan McAll is a Commoner Conservator who was elected in 2018. She was appointed Vice Chairman in 2020. She is a UK qualified Solicitor.

 

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David Elkin

 

Representing the Ashdown Forest Trust

Cllr David Elkin
c/o Assistant to the Chairman of ESCC
E Floor, County Hall
St Anne's Crescent
Lewes, BN7 1UE

 

Tony Reid

Tony Reid

Appointed by ESCC and elected Vice Chairman 2013.

Tony Reid was born and raised in Australia, where he studied geology and before pursuing a career in the international oil industry.

Mr AG Reid
Millbrook Farm
Nutley, TN22 3PJ

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Stephen Shing

Cllr Stephen Shing

Appointed by ESCC

Address: TBC

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Colin Smith

Colin SmithElected 2016 and 2017.

Appointed Chairman in 2020

Colin Smith is a Commoner Conservator and has been a Commoner for more than twenty five years. Colin is a retired Chief Risk Officer, Trustee and active member SERV, a charity transporting blood, and other NHS products to hospitals across Sussex.

Brickyard Farm

School Lane

Nutley

East Sussex

TN22 3PG

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John Spicer

John SpicerElected 2006
John Spicer is a Commoner Conservator. John moved to the Forest in 1968 and became a Commoner in 1982. His especial interests as a Conservator are dealing with encroachments and enforcing the Bye-Laws

Mr JW Spicer
Spinningdale
Sandy Lane
Coleman's Hatch
Hartfield TN7 4ER

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Rosalyn St Pierre
Tony Reid

Appointed by ESCC

Rosalyn St Pierre has lived in East Sussex since 1974. A career and lifelong interest in international education teaching English as a foreign language led her to become a school governor for four years. She continues to work in international education by writing textbooks for the Oxford University Press, which are designed for government schools in East and Central Africa. She is a member of the Barcombe Footpath Association and a keen supporter of the Sussex Ouse Conservation Society.

Mrs R St Pierre
Oakwood House, Bridgelands, Barcombe
Nr Lewes, BN8 5BW

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Francis Whetstone
Tony Reid

Appointed by ESCC

Francis Whetstone elected as a County Councillor for Forest Row in 1997, having moved to Sussex in 1969. He is a retired former employee of a Lloyds Underwriting Syndicate writing fire insurance in the Room at Lloyds.

Cllr FWJ Whetstone
Bassetts Manor
Hartfield, TN7 4LA

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