Rob is a Business and Educational Leader with significant business and education leadership experience in primary, secondary, tertiary, private and public providers. He led our organisation to the highest EER rating possible by NZQA.

Rob has held a number of leadership positions including oversight of Lifeway College, the old EDENZ College and the merged EDENZ Colleges. Throughout this time he has overseen the Marketing portfolio through which the institution has grown from 150 students to over 1,000 students within four years.

He has previous governance experience as a trustee on a School Board for three years and is currently on the board of Independent Tertiary Education New Zealand, Quality Education Services and EDENZ Colleges. His MBA research involved identifying and comparing governance gaps in boards.

Rob loves family time with his wife Kelly and two young children Aviana and Maxten. He also enjoys spending time in and on the water, in the Hauraki Gulf.



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  • Master of Business Administration – Executive (Massey)
  • Bachelor of Education (Teaching) – Primary (Massey)