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St Laurence's College Leadership Team

The College Leadership Team works together to provide leadership and direction to the College Community to achieve the mission of St Laurence’s College. Under the direction of the Principal, each of the Deans has the responsibility for running different aspects of College life.

Mr Chris Leadbetter

Mr Chris Leadbetter

College Principal

Mr Ben Lowrie

Mr Ben Lowrie

College Principal (Acting)

Dr Liam Herbert

Dr Liam Herbert

Deputy Principal (Acting)

Ms Michelle Gyde

Ms Michelle Gyde

Dean of Finance & Business Manager

Ms Vanessa Bell

Ms Vanessa Bell

Dean of Middle School

Mr Paul Corfield

Mr Paul Corfield

Dean of Identity and Community

Mr David Knight

Mr David Knight

Dean of Pastoral Care (Senior School)

Mr Nick Lieschke

Mr Nick Lieschke

Dean of Business Operations and IT

Mr Andrew Newcombe

Mr Andrew Newcombe

Dean of Logistics and Analytics (Acting)

Ms Kirsten Wardrop

Ms Kirsten Wardrop

Dean of Teaching and Learning (Acting)

Mr Cameron Wigan

Mr Cameron Wigan

Dean of Primary School

The College Leadership Team is supported by our Pastoral Leaders - our Heads of House and Heads of Year. These staff do a wonderful job in supporting our young men on their Lauries Journey!

Head of House Name
Callan
Mr David Sheehan
Duhig
Mr Richard King
Hogan
Mr Shane Lynch
Kilian
Mr Anthony Bird
Nagle
Mr Welmar du Plessis
Rice
Mr Matthew Zannes
Sion
Mr Lachlan Heshusius
Treacy
Mr Jesse D'Amico
Waterford
Mr Matthew Yates
Xavier
Mr Matthew Gammie
Heads of Year Name
Year 5 (Alternate Years)
Ms Alicia Sheehan
Year 6 (Alternate Years)
Mr Danny O'Toole

The College Leadership Team are also supported by the St Laurence's College Advisory Council. The members of the Council assist in many facets of the College to ensure Lauries continues to be an authentic school in the Edmund Rice Tradition.

St Laurence's College Advisory Council Members

Advisory Council Members Name
Chair of Board
Mr Michael Batch
Principal
Mr Chris Leadbetter
Principal (Acting)
Mr Ben Lowrie
Deputy Principal (Acting)
Dr Liam Herbert
Board Secretary
Ms Heather Batchelor
Finance Committee Chair
Mr John Vaitsas
Member
Ms Michelle Prendergast
Member
Ms Genevieve Green
Member
Mr Stephen O'Kane
Member
Ms Tanya Hansen
Member
Ms Bridget Totterman
Member
Mr James Scott