The Executive Staff consists of the Chief Executive Officer, Chief Operations Officer, Financial Controller and six school Principals: Rev Stephen Lee, CEO Dr Martin Bent, COO Mr Rowan Joubert, Financial Controller Mr Mark Lewis, Principal of Swan Christian College Mr Scott Puzey, Principal of Southern Hills Christian College Mr Greg Wells, Principal of Beechboro Christian School and Ellenbrook Christian College Mr Gavin Nancarrow, Principal of Kalamunda Christian School Mr Rob Devenish, Principal of Geographe Grammar School Mr Rod McNeill, Principal of Mundaring Christian College
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|Stephen Lee |
Chief Executive Officer
|Martin Bent |
Chief Operations Officer
Stephen Lee - BA(Theol) CPE MEdAdmin FAIM GAICD MACE
Stephen is a teacher and educational leader with more than 30 years experience in a diverse range of school contexts. He has held leadership positions in some of the most exclusive independent schools in Australia, including Principal of MLC Perth. He began his career in schools as a Chaplain and has developed Christian Education curriculum for a number of schools during his career. He personally initiated and founded Great Southern Grammar in regional WA as a Christian non-denominational day and boarding school. He is a Graduate member of the Australian Institute of Company Directors and a Fellow of the Australian Institute of Management. Outside of SCEA, he and his family attend Kallaroo Anglican Church and he serves as Chairman of the Board at Serpentine Jarrahdale Grammar School. Stephen has skills, experience and training in all aspects of schooling, in clinical and family counselling, professional mentoring, company management and Board governance.
Martin Bent - BA (Hons) MA MSc PhD
Martin is a writer, analyst and research leader. He had 20 years experience as a university academic prior to joining SCEA; teaching and leading research teams in over 20 countries for a wide range of multi-national companies and government agencies. As an Associate Professor at Curtin University his responsibilities included post-graduate research supervision and delivery of a major component of Australia’s reconstruction training for Iraq. Author of over 70 papers, books and articles, his particular specialisation has been in economic simulation modelling and optimisation. Martin has 12 years experience in the governance, culture and operation of Christian schools. He is currently a Director of the Australian Association of Christian Schools and a church elder.