Education Committee

Prof Sacha Mooney

Ordinary Council Member

Dr Benjamin Butler


Prof Michael Goss

Ordinary Council Member

Dr Steve Hallett


Dr Jack Hannam

Ordinary Council Member

Dr Jenny Jones

Ordinary Council Member

Mr Dick Thompson

Following fifteen years of field soil survey in England and Wales Dick Thompson developed a team focused on soil science in environmental management and then served as Director of the National Soil Resources Institute between 2005 and 2008. His continued involvement with the British Society of Soil Science and its Professional Practice Committee (formerly the IPSS) has led to a heavy involvement with the development of the Working with Soil professional competency scheme and, latterly, its translation into a training and CPD scheme. He served as Governance Secretary and was a Board and Council member of BSSS until 2015. Since 2015, he has served on the BSSS Professional Pracitce Committee and assumed responsibility for the Working with Soil professional competency and training programme. He now also represents the PPC on the Education Committee.