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Principal at Northholm Grammar School
Chris is Principal at Northholm Grammar School, an independent co-educational school in Sydney, Australia. Chris is an innovative and dynamic teacher with a strong presence as an educational leader demonstrating creativity and agility. He has a proven record of achieving effective change management targets by developing concrete strategies in working collaboratively with others to build awareness of the need of change, and developing a shared mission and a common agenda. Chris has a genuine commitment and passion for the growth of young people to achieve their personal best through life-wide learning.
Chris has been awarded a NSW Quality Teaching Excellence Award in recognition of outstanding teaching practice by the NSW State Government and was a recipient of both the Gandel Holocaust Studies Program for Australian Educators Scholarship and the NSW Premiers Westfield’s History Teacher’s Scholarship. In 2018, he has been selected to participate in the NSW AIS Leadership Centre Flagship Program which is a rigorous, holistic program for experienced school leaders in schools.
He holds a Bachelor and Master’s degree in Education from the University of Sydney and a Graduate Certificate in Advanced Educational Leadership from Harvard University.