Our people are the driving force behind quality education delivery, from leadership to faculty and administration staff.
Our trainers are experts in their respective fields, offering valuable expertise gained from work experience and ongoing professional development.
Our lecturers value each student as a unique individual, offering additional support, mentorship and guidance for those who may be facing challenges.
CBD Dean – Business
Human Services Trainer
Early Childhood Education & Care Trainer
Community Services & Individual Support Trainer
Learning Support Coordinator
Chief Executive Officer
Chief Delivery Officer
Admissions Manager / Registrar
Industry Liaison Manager
Student Services Administration
Board of Directors
Bedford College is governed by a Board of Directors, who oversee strategy, compliance and risk, policies and procedures, financial responsibility and OH&S. The Board consist of the following members:
Cathy Monro (Chair)
Cathy holds qualifications in health and political sciences from the University of Sydney, namely PhD (Health Sciences) and Bachelor of International and Global Studies (Hons). She is a published author in the field of aged care policy research. With experience ranging from tertiary education, aged care governance, business administration in early childhood education, international financial and investment services, Cathy has been serving on the boards of Baptist organisations since 2000. She has a heart for holistic approaches to empowerment through education that go beyond imparting knowledge.
Cathy joined Bedford College Board in October 2016, and has served as Chair since December 2019. She is a member of Carlton-Kogarah Baptist Church.
Matt has over 16 years of experience in financial management of for-profit and not-for-profit organisations. He served in the Finance team of Compassion Australia as the Financial Controller and was a member of the management leadership team. His time at Compassion Australia also saw him leading the Compassion International’s global finance function team for the 12-country global partner alliance. Matt is currently a Senior Consultant with Resolve Consulting, assisting Christian schools, not-for-profits and churches in governance, leadership and finance matters.
Matt enjoys finding efficiencies and innovation in all aspects of the organisations that he works with, and this has also led him to volunteer with the Australian Reporting Awards to help other not for profit organisations improve their annual reports. He joined Bedford College board in October 2021 and is currently the Chair of the Finance, Risk and Audit Committee. Matt is a member of Erina Community Baptist Church.
Phillip is the Principal of Green Point Christian College, and Executive Principal of Melos Foundation. He has extensive training and experience as an educator, holding a Bachelor of Arts in History and English, a Diploma of Teaching and a Trained Teachers Certificate from Canterbury University in New Zealand. He completed a Master of Education (Leadership) through Morling College, Sydney in 2013 and in April 2020 was accepted into a PhD program through Avondale University College. Phillip previously served in senior school leadership in New Zealand and Australia as well as, more recently, in Indonesia. He has been involved in Christian schools for 30 years across New Zealand and Australia.
Phillip joined Bedford College board in January 2021, and is currently the Chair of the Governance and Nominations Committee. Phillip is a member of Green Point Baptist Church.
Peter has an extensive commercial background having spent 20 years in the financial sector, then working in consulting and technology across both Australia and later Asia-Pacific, including a global information services provider based out of Amsterdam. He then moved to the not-for-profit sector joining Mission Australia in 2016 as their Chief Information Officer. Peter has an MBA and a strong strategic technology background.
Peter is a member and leader at Wentworthville Baptist Church and is passionate about using his experience to support organisations that make a difference. Peter joined the Bedford College Board in August 2010 an served as Company Secretary from February 2020 for three years.
David is a Chartered Accountant, member of the Australian Institute of Company Directors and has a Master of Laws degree from Kings College, London University. He has worked in major accounting practices in both Australia and UK including working as an Investment Banker internationally as part of Global Structured Finance Team. He was previously the CEO of a multidisciplinary architectural and design practice. David is currently the CEO of Baptist Financial Services Australia Ltd.
David is passionate about integrating ministry and community and a holistic approach to mission. He is a member of Gordon Baptist Church. He serves on a number of boards and joined Bedford College board in February 2020.