- change management
- risk management
- project management
- strategic and master planning
- financial and cost-benefit analyses
as well as providing professional development presentations and workshops to the wider community, or chairing at national and state conferences and lecturing in Teaching and Learning at The University of Melbourne.
He was educated at Scotch College Melbourne, Melbourne and Monash Universities.
He has always been committed to the importance of education, particularly in this Information Age, and the ideal of the self-managing organisation, free from external constraints that might be imposed by governments or bureaucracies. His exceptional leadership in the areas of independent school management and planning, organisational development, professional development, policy development, quality assurance and curriculum development was recognised with the award of an Honorary Fellowship of the Australian Council of Educational Leaders in 2003. He has held several positions of responsibility in professional associations, has published widely, and, apart from his continuing fascination with education, has wide sporting, family and cultural interests.