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

The key role of the Board is to govern The BUSY Schools 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 Schools 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 BUSY Schools Annual Report (PDF – 4MB)

Download 2020-2021 BUSY Schools 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 Schools' network, Lee brings a wealth of experience after many years in senior management in the education sector both in Australia and abroad.

Toni Banfield

Executive Principal
Toni oversees the operations of all campuses and brings many years of educational leadership and management experience from all education sectors and corporate education.

Naomi Vucas

Principal - Cairns Campus
Naomi oversees the daily running of The BUSY Schools 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.

Salisbury Principal

Principal - Salisbury Campus
Currently this position is vacant.

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 as well as over 20
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