Senior Executive Team
The day to day management and operation of the School, along with the implementation of the Strategic Plan is delegated to the Headmaster who is supported by his Senior Executive Team.
Ross Featherston – Headmaster
Michael Arceri – Chief Operating Officer
Meg Adem – Acting Deputy Headmaster, Head of Secondary School
Melissa Martin – Director of Human Resources
John Phillips – Director of Advancement
Dr Ray Swann – Deputy Headmaster, Head of Crowther Centre
Peter Tellefson – Deputy Headmaster, Head of Junior School
BGS School Council
The School Council is the governing body of Brighton Grammar with responsibility for operational management vested in the Headmaster. The Council consists of representatives from all sections of our community – parents, past parents, Old Boys and nominees of St Andrew’s Church Vestry.
Peter Ickeringill Partner, Baker & McKenzie
Mike McGrath Partner & Chief Marketing Officer, PwC Australia
Jane Tongs Company Director
Members of Council
Amanda Banfield Managing Director Mondelez Aust and NZ
Jacqueline Hey Professional Company Director
Professor Martyn Hook Deputy Pro Vice-Chancellor Partnerships, College of Design and Social Context, RMIT University
Reverend Ian Morrison Vicar, St Andrew’s Church
Tim Marshall (OB 2000) Director of Sport and President of the OBGS
Matthew Reid (OB 1990) Finance Director, Grill’d Group of Companies
Dr Anne Sarros Former Principal of Firbank Grammar School
Peter Scott (OB 1976) Sales Director, DON Smallgoods, George Weston Foods Ltd
Michael Arceri Chief Operating Officer, Brighton Grammar School
Committees of Council
Responsible for the overarching governance of the School. To establish strategic direction, appoint Headmaster, monitor financial and school operating performance and establish and monitor the risk management framework.
Oversee the financial affairs of the School including annual budget, audit and financial risk management.
Governance and Risk Committee
Oversee key policies and strategy relating to governance and risk.
Overseeing the ongoing development, review, implementation and evolution of the School’s property and maintenance program to ensure that it is fit for purpose, supports and is aligned to the School’s strategy and within the financial capacity of the School as confirmed by Finance Committee. The Committee covers consultancy and project procurement, building / facilities strategy implementation and management of priorities associated with the School Master Plan.
Develop with the Headmaster, for recommendation to Council, the strategic direction for the School. Monitor implementation progress.
The BGS Foundation Ltd
To oversee charitable funds, monitor compliance and approve fund disbursements.