Graham Leddie was appointed Head of College on 26 April 2017. He commenced at Waverley as Deputy Head of College in January 2016 and was Acting Head of College from January 2017 until his permanent appointment.
Mr Leddie is passionate about boys’ education and believes that their learning outcomes are closely linked to the quality of the teacher and also the students’ social and emotional wellbeing.
“Waverley College is at the forefront of Catholic education in Australia and has a strategic direction to liberate the potential of every learner, I am excited to be a part of the College as it continues to educate young men, challenging them to actively reflect on their learning and to develop habits that help them become lifelong learners.” said Mr Leddie.
Prior to his appointment at Waverley College, Mr Leddie was Deputy Principal at St Joseph’s Nudgee College in Queensland, an Edmund Rice School which participates in the GPS Association. Prior to the role as deputy he held two other senior positions as Dean of Administration and Dean of Learning and Teaching. During his early teaching career he worked at the Rockhampton Grammar School and SCECGS Redlands.
Mr Leddie was educated at Sydney Grammar and holds a Master of Educational Leadership and a Master of Religious Education from the Australian Catholic University and Boston College. Recently he completed the Business Executive Program at the Stanford Business School where he focused on developing innovative practices, strategic leadership in dynamic environments, managing bias in strategic judgement and strategic crisis management.
On a personal note, Graham has two children and loves sports and the outdoors. He has climbed many mountains around the world including Aconcagua and Kilimanjaro.