Leadership Team


Our leadership team is a dynamic, forward thinking and highly involved and committed group of senior staff. The Leadership team works to ensure that all aspects of school life function smoothly as well as the planning of new initiatives and approaches across both campuses.

Neil MacLean
ASSOCIATE PRINCIPAL, OPERATIONS B.A.,Dip. Ed.,M.A.C.E.,M.A.C.E.L.
Mr Neil MacLean is the Deputy Principal and Chief of Operations at the College. He is responsible for the day to day running of the Senior Campus. With 37 years of teaching and 27 years of leadership experience at the College, Neil has an outstanding knowledge of the way the school operates. He is a passionate educator who is highly organised and communicates well with both staff and students and the broader school community. Neil is a highly valued member of the school leadership team serving as Acting Principal when the need arises.
Jason Bourke
BUSINESS MANAGER Ass.Dip.Business (Accounting)
Jason is responsible for managing the financial, property and people resources which underpin the educational needs of the College. He has competently ensured a strong financial result for the school in the five years he has been at the College though prudent use of our resources. Jason is also a vital part and is Company Secretary of the College and Foundation, and reports to the Board monthly.
Alexander Smith DIRECTOR OF BOARDING B.ED HUMAN MOVEMENT
Alex brings a natural passion and commitment to boarding as well as considerable experience and a clear vision for the future of boarding at the College.
His four years as Head of Abbott House at the Armidale School in northern NSW where he was responsible for the wellbeing, safety and everyday activity of sixty boys from Year 9-12 from diverse and international backgrounds, as well as four years as Deputy Housemaster has been an excellent transition to his present role.
Alex believes that “a successful and happy boarding environment is based on respect : respect for the individual, respect for the school and respect for the wider community. Central to this is forming relationships with students and colleagues and working hard to support their individual personalities and needs”

Kristen Waldron
DEPUTY PRINCIPAL SENIOR YEARS AND WELLBEING M.Ed
In her role as Deputy Principal, Senior Years and Wellbeing , Kristen oversees the discipline and welfare all of the Year 10-12 students as well as our school Wellbeing and Leadership programmes. With a Masters of Student Wellbeing, Kristen capably addresses the emotional, social and physical needs of the students in her care. With 20 years experience at the school, Kristen is highly regarded within the school community and beyond for her leadership, commitment and passion for the College.
Julia Winter Cooke
HEAD OF MIDDLE YEARS B.Ed.,B.M.L.C.
As Head of Middle Years, Julia drives the myPEC Positive Education Program at the College. She is an experienced educator with an innate ability to connect with her students and gain the most from them. She is also the coordinator of The Year 9 Experience and is responsible in particular for the success and overall organisation of The China Experience. With over 20 years experience at the College and a genuine passion for educating young people , Julia is a dynamic and enthusiastic part of the leadership team.
Rebekah Bonnett
DIRECTOR OF TEACHING AND LEARNING M.ED
Rebekah brings a great deal of experience to the area of Teaching and Learning. She is a passionate and highly organised educator with a strong interest in both her personal learning and that of her students. She has a Masters in Education and as a result is at the forefront of learning practices.
In her role as Director of Teaching and Learning at the College, Rebekah’s committed and enthusiastic approach enables her to work very successfully with students to discover their domains of interest and individual pathways in subject selection through to VCE. At the same time her relationship with staff has assisted her in developing a creative, analytical and dynamic professional learning culture.

Stephen Nelson
HEAD OF JUNIOR SCHOOL B.Ed Dip.Ed
Stephen brings extensive primary experience to the role of Head of Junior School. Having taught at a variety of schools over the past 28 years, he has had considerable leadership experience in his role as Deputy Head of Junior School and more recently Deputy Head of Middle Years. He is a dynamic, committed and passionate educator with the ability to bring out the very best in every student. His excellent relationship with staff and parents has enabled him to lead the Junior School in a new and exciting direction.

Jen Hutton
DIRECTOR OF COMMUNITY RELATIONS AND DEVELOPMENT B.Ed
Jen is responsible for the marketing of the College and major fundraising for Capital projects. With an educational background and a long association with the school, Jen has a passion for the College and its community. Her creative and dynamic approach ensure that the school is presented in an inviting and attractive way. Several of Jen’s marketing and fundraising campaigns have achieved great success and have been recognised by her colleagues nationally.
Jane Bromley
HEAD OF EVALUATION FOR LEARNING B.Sc (Hons) , C.Ed
An experienced and highly committed educator for over 26 years with a passion for Mathematics, Jane provides vital information using data to drive improved instructional practice throughout the College. Jane has taught across all senior year levels and her contribution to the leadership team is pivotal to improving learning outcomes. Jane is the Head of the Mathematics faculty at the College.
David Wilson
HEAD OF ENGLISH MA, Dip.Ed., B.Ed. Cert.Ed
David brings a wealth of knowledge and experience to the leadership team having taught in England and America over the past 30 years. He has held considerable leadership positions at Kelly College in England where he was a Boarding House Master and later Second Master for a number of years. His professionalism, enthusiasm and understanding of the education sector is valued highly by both his students and staff, and his contribution to the school over the past four years has been considerable.