School Board

The KRB School Board comprises the Principal, Religious of the Sacred Heart, alumni, as well as current and past parents:

  • Greg Cooper
    Greg is the Chief Executive of Schroder Investment Management (Australia) Limited. Greg is an actuary by background and prior to joining Schroders in 2000 he was the Head of the actuarial and asset consulting practice for Towers Perrin in Asia, based in Hong Kong. 

    Since joining Schroders Greg has held roles in London, Singapore and Australia. He holds a Bachelor of Economics (Actuarial Studies) degree from Macquarie University, Sydney.

    He is a fellow of the Institute of Actuaries of Australia and the UK. Greg is also a Board Member of the Financial Services Council and a Director for the Australian Indigenous Education Foundation.

  • Bryan Curtin (Board Chair)
  • Suzanne Daniel
    Suzanne is an alumna of Kincoppal-Rose Bay (1979) and a past parent. She served on the School’s Governance Committee 2009-2013. Suzanne has a background in journalism and public affairs and was the Inaugural Director of Jesuit Social Services (NSW).

    She is a member of the Australian Institute of Company Directors and has served on public company, community and philanthropic boards. In 2000 Suzanne was awarded a Vincent Fairfax Fellowship for Ethics in Leadership through the St James Ethics Centre.
  • Mary-Lou Jarvis
    After graduating in Law from Adelaide University, Mary-Lou worked as a solicitor and barrister in private practice specialising in planning and environment law then as a corporate counsel before moving into association management. For the past 20 years Mary-Lou has worked in communications or politics. She is a director of her own communications company and has also been CEO of a public relations business within a publicly listed company.

    Mary-Lou has advised 3 federal government Ministers including the current Prime Minister. Most recently she was a Ministerial adviser in the Social Services portfolio with special responsibility for Settlement Services and Multicultural Affairs. 

    She is a director of the Mustard Seed Institute, a Rwandan based think tank. She is a former director of National Trusts of Australia, Zone Chair for the Salvation Army Red Shield Doorknock Appeal, Advisory Board member of Our Big Kitchen and The Australian String Quartet, the Board of Management of Of Substance magazine, an initiative of the Australian National Council on Drugs and Clean Up Australia Day site coordinator for the Hermitage Foreshore which runs below KRB.  In her 20s she was twice elected to the office of Adelaide City Councillor.

    Mary-Lou is married to Nic and their daughters Sophie and Georgina attended KRB from Prep and Kindy to Year 12. Sophie, a doctor is specialising in paediatrics at the Women’s and Children’s Hospital, Adelaide while Georgina holds a Master of Psychology (Organisational) and works at Macquarie Group, Sydney.

  • Hilary Johnston-Croke (Principal)
  • Terence Mahady
    Terry’s career in the Building and Construction industry spans over 30 years. After graduating with a Civil Engineering degree from the Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology, Terry worked in the local government sector for several years.

    Keen to be involved in major building projects, Terry subsequently joined Lend Lease Corporation and worked on a large-scale computer centre, high rise commercial office developments and retail centre redevelopments as a Site Manager.

    In 1990 Terry joined a boutique Project Management Consultancy, Gallagher Jeffs Pty Ltd (GJ) based in Melbourne. Terry’s career at GJ commenced as a Project Manager and in 1994 Terry was appointed a Director of the practice. In 2001 Terry and his family relocated to establish the Sydney office of the practice, and subsequently Terry was involved in setting up the Brisbane office of GJ.

    The project portfolio at GJ encompassed a diverse range of property sectors including commercial, industrial, retail, hospitality, education, residential and aged care. Project values ranged from sub $1 million to $500 million.

    In 2009 Terry was appointed Managing Director of GJ – a position he retained until retiring from the practice in early 2017. Terry now operates as an independent consultant providing property advisory and project management services to select clients.

    In 2002 Terry’s daughter Jane Mahady commenced at KRB as a year 7 student. At the invitation of then Principal, Chris Faisandier, Terry became a member of the Building & Maintenance Committee – a role which extended for some 4 years. In 2012 Terry was invited onto the KRB School Board, and became Chairman of the Building & Maintenance Committee. Terry’s initial focus was to oversee the development of a Whole Campus Masterplan to provide a strategic guide for future capital works at the school. Subsequent to this a detailed Junior School Masterplan was produced. 

  • The Hon Justice Anthony Meagher
    Justice Meagher is a Judge of the Supreme Court of NSW, Court of Appeal. Prior to his appointment to that Court in 2011 he practised as  a barrister at the NSW bar. He graduated from the University of NSW (B.Com/ LLB) and later studied at London School of Economics (LLM). He is also a director of the Sydney Symphony Limited. He and his wife Fran have four children, each of whom, including a son, spent some time at the Kincoppal.
  • Peter O'Brien
    Peter L. O’Brien (LL.B., B.Com. LLM.) is the Managing Director of leading global Leadership, Succession and Search Firm, Russell Reynolds Associates. Responsible for the Firm in Asia Pacific, he is a Member of the Global Operating Board. Peter assists organisations, in Australia and globally, in addressing CEO and Board succession. Returning to Australia in 2007, Peter lived in Europe and Asia since the 1990’s. He led DHL’s global supply chain operations based at the company’s global headquarters in Europe, and subsequently was Managing Director for an Asian-based global supply chain organisation.

    Peter began his career as a lawyer, practicing as a corporate commercial lawyer with Phillips Fox. Married to Michelle, their five children all attended KRB, with Madeleine graduating in 2011. Their four sons attended Barat Burn before going to St Ignatius’ College, Riverview – Tom (Graduated - 2013), Jake (Graduated - 2015), Sean (To graduate - 2018) and Joe (To graduate - 2020). 
  • John O'Neill
    John is an alumnus of Kincoppal-Rose Bay and a current parent. He has served on the School’s Finance Committee 2014-2016. He is a former banker having worked in senior international banking roles in Australia, Hong Kong and London specializing in Global Energy and Infrastructure finance. John currently works as a consultant and is a member of the Executive Investment Committee of the Commonwealth Government’s Clean Energy Finance Corporation. 
  • Linda Quatermass
    Linda is a lawyer with experience in commercial and corporate law. She has worked both as a practising solicitor and in-house legal counsel providing legal and risk management advice. Her areas of expertise include general commercial law, insurance, financial services and privacyLinda is a past parent of KRB, her three daughters having graduated in 2010 2012 and 2013. She continues to serve on the School’s Governance Committee.
  • Loretto Richardson
    Loretto has 38 years’ experience in Catholic education in Australia. She is formerly the Principal of St Scholastica’s College Glebe Sydney 1990-2014, and was Deputy Principal Saint Patrick’s College Campbelltown 1982-1990.

    She has served as a director of the Catholic Education Commission, and the Sydney Archdiocesan Catholic Schools (SACS) Board. Loretto represented the Good Samaritan Congregation on the Committee for Special Education for the Catholic Education Commission NSW. She brings to the board her experience as an educational leader in both boarding and day schools and indigenous education.
  • Mark Sinclair
    Mark has been a Board Member since 2014 and currently chairs the Governance Committee.

    He is a practicing dental surgeon and solicitor. He maintains a professional profile in contemporary risk management. He currently holds statutory appointments at both State and Federal level in connection with the regulation and practice of dentistry.

    Mark has served three terms as President of the Australian Dental Association (NSW Branch) and was a director for 19 years. He is married to Judy and their four daughters all attended KRB through the Boarding School from 1997 to 2012.

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