The Board of Directors is tasked with the governance of The BUSY School.

The key role of the Board is to govern The BUSY School Ltd by ensuring that the company meets its objectives, as outlined in Clause 2.1 of the Constitution. The functions and powers of the Board are prescribed in Clause 7.1 and 7.2 of the Constitution.

In carrying out its responsibilities and exercising its powers, the Board at all times recognises its overriding responsibility to act honestly, fairly, diligently and in accordance with the law in serving the interests of The BUSY School Ltd company members, staff, students, parents and other community stakeholders.

It works to promote and maintain an environment within the School that establishes and maintains high moral and ethical principles as basic guidelines for all of its employees and representatives at all times.


Annual Reports

Download our latest 2021- 2022 The BUSY School Annual Report (PDF – 4MB)

Download 2020-2021 The BUSY School Annual Report (PDF – 10MB)

Board of Directors

Jason Sessarago

Paul Miles

Adrian King

Efthimia Voulcaris

CEO and Our Principals

Lee Aitken

CEO - The BUSY Schools
Leading the management of The BUSY School network, Lee brings a wealth of experience after many years in senior management in the education sector both in Australia and abroad.

Bill Weigall

General Manager
Bill has many years experience teaching in independent schools in Queensland, ACT, England and Scotland. He is passionate about supporting students with diverse needs.

Naomi Vucas

Principal - Cairns Campus
Naomi oversees the daily running of The BUSY School Cairns Campus, student and staff welfare. Naomi brings many years’ of teaching and management experience in the education sector.

Shane Blood

Principal - Shailer Park Campus
Shane oversees the daily operations of the Shailer Park Campus, and student and staff welfare. Shane brings a long history of working in the education sector in Australia and abroad.
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Ingrid Rucinski

Principal - Salisbury Campus
Ingrid is a skilled educational professional who has worked as a teacher and manager in the education sector both internationally and in Australia. She is passionate about fostering an agile work and learning culture.
Principal of BUSY Schools Ipswich Campus Tim Gado

Tim Gado

Principal - Ipswich Campus
A dedicated advocate in education, Tim brings extensive experience to the table. With a passion for student wellbeing and engagement, he has a track record in fostering positive outcomes for students in senior schooling.

Klaus Knobloch

Principal - Coolangatta Campus
Klaus oversees the daily operations of the Coolangatta Campus, and student and staff welfare. Klaus brings an in depth knowledge and experience of student engagement, pathways and wellbeing in secondary schools.

Andrew Cavanagh

Principal - Cleveland Campus
Andrew brings many years of leadership, management, and teaching experience from the education sector. He is passionate about the transformative impact that alternative education models can have on young people.

Anne English

Principal - Brisbane City Campus
Anne oversees the daily running of the Brisbane City Campus, and student and staff wellbeing.  She brings a wide range of experience from across Queensland education sector and International schools.

Ulla Hansson

Principal - Southport Girls+
Ulla is a highly experienced educational leader with over 25 years of experience in both the United States and Australia. A principal in both countries, Ulla successfully improved student achievements and culture.
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