Archbishop Geoffrey Smith was appointed President and Visitor in 2017. He was ordained a deacon in 1982 and priest in 1983 and served in the Anglican Diocese of Grafton (1982-1987 and 1990-2000), The Diocese of Aipo Rongo (PNG) 1987-1990, The Anglican Board of Mission 2000-2005 and the Diocese of Brisbane 2005-2017.
With a BA in Politics & History, an MBA and a Company Directors Course Diploma, Joe is a Fellow of the AICD, CEOI and AIM. Joe is an Hon Lay Canon in the Cathedral Chapter. With extensive international business experience, Joe is Chief Executive of TechInSA supporting the high tech early commercialisation ecosystem for the State. Joe is Chairman of Guide Dogs SANT, Director of Royal Guide Dogs Australia, Chairs the Council of St Peter's Cathedral, and is a Director of A Noble & Son Ltd.
Matthew is Principal of St Barnabas College and Canon Theologian in the Anglican Diocese of Adelaide. Matthew completed his Doctor of Philosophy at Vrije Universiteit, Amsterdam, in the area of Biblical Hebrew linguistics. He is a Senior Lecturer at Charles Sturt University in Old Testament and a Visiting Research Fellow, School of Humanities (Linguistics), University of Adelaide.
Mark has more than twenty years of advisory experience in financial and strategy consulting and is a Director of advisory firm, Evans & Ayers. Mark has long term advisory engagements for a number of companies with operations throughout Australia and has completed extensive commercial and property related work in the tertiary education sector. Mark has a Masters in Finance from London Business School as well as undergraduate degrees in Economics and Law from the University of Adelaide.
John is the owner and Managing Director of Spend-Less Shoes Pty Ltd, a chain of retail stores throughout Australia. John has a keen interest in schools and education holding a Bachelor of Education and Diploma of Teaching. John has previously been a Councillor at Wilderness School for thirteen years, seven of which he was Chair.
Ben has been a Chartered Accountant for over 20 years and is a senior executive with Macquarie Bank in its Corporate and Asset Finance division, with responsibilities in its global transportation business. He has previously held ASIC and ASX accreditation as an adviser for securities and derivatives and has experience across a wide range of industries both in Australia and overseas.
Suzanne is passionate about the School delivering an excellent education for boys now and in the future. She holds a Bachelor of Laws (with honours) and a Bachelor of Commerce, both from The University of Melbourne. She is currently a principal and founding partner of business law firm, DMAW Lawyers and previously worked as a solicitor with Piper Alderman, Mercer and Blake Dawson Waldron (now Ashurst). She has significant board experience including more than 10 years as a board member of the South Australian Lotteries Commission. Suzanne is also the former Chair of the Superannuation Committee of the Law Council of Australia and sits on national committees of other professional and industry associations, including The Taxation Institute. Suzanne has particular expertise in superannuation and financial services law and has been named for six years running in Best Lawyers in Australia in the practice areas of: Superannuation Law and Tax Law.
He has enjoyed a long career in the financial services industry, holding senior leadership and executive positions including serving as the Director of the International Centre for Financial Services at the University of Adelaide. Prior to taking up executive appointments, Andrew worked as a lawyer specialising in superannuation, banking and finance law. Andrew holds a Bachelor of Laws from the University of Adelaide, a Master of Laws from the University of Edinburgh and a Master of Business Administration from the Australian Graduate School of Management (university of Sydney and University of New South Wales).
Chris is a Certified Practicing Risk Manager specialising in the Energy sector on risk identification, mitigation and management, having spent a core part of his career with Santos Limited. He is now the National Practice Leader for Energy Aon Risk Services. He is also a member of the Australian Institute of Company Directors.
Leeston has a Bachelor of Applied Science and a Bachelor of Arts. She has worked as a Speech Pathologist in education, health and private settings in Victoria and South Australia, specialising in early childhood and autism. She is a freelance editor and a research officer and tutor with UniSA. Leeston has considerable school council and management experience.
David was appointed in 2017 as an ex officio nominee of the Archbishop to the Council of Governors. David is the Archdeacon of Torrens.
David is a member of the Standing Committee of the General Synod of the Anglican Church, Australia.
Richard has held senior leadership and general management positions in a number of diverse industries in a career spanning 32 years. He has held Board of Director positions in both commercial and not for profit organisations. He holds a Bachelor of Engineering in Civil Engineering and a Master Business Administration. Richard is currently General Manager SA for Metricon Homes and is also the Master Builders Association President in SA.
Fiona has over 25 years of experience providing strategic business and governance advice to both the private and public sector. Fiona has a Bachelor of Commerce, is a Fellow of Chartered Accountants Australia & New Zealand and a Graduate of the Australian Institute of Company Directors.
Previously a Director of Perks & Associates, Fiona is now a Professional Non-Executive Director and Business Consultant. Current board roles include the SeaLink Travel Group, Adelaide Venue Management Corporation and the South Australian Tourism Commission.
Marcus is General Counsel and Company Secretary of Adelaide Brighton Ltd, where he leads the legal and governance functions and is a member of the executive management team for this S&P/ASX100 company. An experienced commercial lawyer, he has previously held positions as General Counsel of F H Faulding & Co Limited and Senior Legal Counsel – Pharmaceuticals with Mayne Group Limited, and he was a partner with solicitors Finlaysons.
Jim has a Law degree with honours at the University of Warwick (England). Jim joined British Aerospace in 1996. After holding many senior roles within the company, he was appointed Chief Executive Officer of BAE Systems Australia from 2001 to 2011 and from 2011 until 2013 he was Chief Executive Officer of BAE Systems Saudi Arabia (BAESSA). He has in-depth experience in corporate governance having served, mainly as Chair, on a range of boards including the Australian Nuclear Science and Technology Organisation, Air Warfare Destroyer Principals Council, The deMonde Group Pty Ltd and Total Construction Pty Ltd. He is a non-executive director of both Codan Ltd and Austal Ltd, Board Member of Defence Council Victoria and the Royal Automobile Association (RAA).
Jim is the Chancellor of the University of South Australia.
He is an old scholar (ATH ’66) and current parent. Richard is an experienced dental surgeon with a career spanning 40 years.
He currently holds (or held) board positions in health, education and not-for-profit organisations within private and public sectors, including a long involvement with philanthropic organisations. He is also a member of the Australian Institute of Company Directors.