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Scotch College Adelaide is an independent, co-educational day and
boarding school offering an outstanding education from
Early Learning to Year 12

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Members of Council

 Raymond Spencer

Chair of Council (since 2013)
Member of Council (since 2010)
Member of Future Scotch Committee

Current and past parent Raymond Spencer joined the Council in 2010 after returning to Adelaide following a career spanning some 35 years and various places around the globe including USA, India and Europe.

Mr Spencer was born in Adelaide in 1950 and attended law school at the University of Adelaide. Among his numerous board positions he is Chair of the South Australian Science Development Board and Chairman of the South Australian Health and Medical Research Institute.

Tim Oughton - Principal (since 2007)

Member of Council (since 2010)
Member of all Council Committees (since 2007)
Member of Scotch College Foundation

Tim Oughton has been a member of the College Council and all Council Committees since 2007 when he joined the College as Principal.  He holds a Masters of Science Education with Distinction, a Diploma of Teaching (Distinction) and a Bachelor of Science with Honours.

Whilst Mr Oughton’s association with the College is relatively new, his passion for education and for the independent school system in Australia is second to none.  His son Sam attended Scotch for his final year in 2007 and now studies at the University of South Australia. His wife Heather is a teacher at Scotch.

Mr Oughton also serves on the board of the Yalari Foundation as Director, an organisation dedicated to providing indigenous Australians with educational opportunities.  He is also a board member of the South Australian Rugby Union Football.

He is a Fellow of the New Zealand Institute of Chemistry and a Member of the Australian College of Educators and the Association of Heads of Independent Schools of Australia.

Phil Camens ('76)

Member of Council (since 2005)
Chair of Investment Committee
Member of Finance Committee

Phil Camens ('76), Chartered Accountant, joined the Council in 2005 with a specialisation in finance and a long association with the College.

His father, uncle and siblings attended Scotch in previous years and his children are currently students of the Torrens Park Campus. Mr Camens is a Member of the Scotch College Foundation Board and has in the past coached Rowing at Scotch.

He has served as Honorary Secretary of the University of Adelaide Medical Foundation (1995 – 2001) and on the Board of Management and the Management Committee of the Foundation (1995 – ongoing) as well as on various community and sporting club committees.

Phil is currently Chairman of the Scotch College Investment Committee and Deputy Chairman of the Finance Committee.

Philip Paterson

Member of Council (since 2005)
Chair of Finance Committee

Philip joined the Council in February 2005, at which time he also became Chair of the Finance Committee. His association with the College is as a past parent and active member of the community. His children Andrew and Amy completed Year 12 at Scotch in 2005 and 2007 respectively.  He is married to Sandra who has spent many hours volunteering her time at the College in a range of capacities including as photographer and President and Member of the P&F.

Philip was a partner with Grant Thornton - Chartered Accountants for 29 years. In 2013 Philip changed direction, establishing a private consultancy providing planning, project evaluation, advisory and governance services.


Sue Cantor

Member of Council (since 2010)
P&F Committee Council Representative

Sue Cantor has been an active member of the Scotch community since her children joined the school in 2007. She has recently been appointed as the Parents & Friends Representative Member of Council.

Since joining the P&F association, Sue has been involved in many friend and fund-raising activities at the College.

Professionally Sue has been working in the Critical Care nursing environment for 26 years and is currently Clinical Manager of the Critical Care Unit at St Andrews Hospital.

When not working Sue's interests include travel, cooking, scuba diving and family.

Fairlie Delbridge ('84)

Member of Council (since 2010)

Fairlie Delbridge ('84) comes to the College Council as a past student, current parent, passionate believer in positive education and a strong supporter of the Yalari foundation.

Since 1986 she has been a supporter of Old Collegians sporting groups including basketball and football.

Fairlie is the owner of C-minus Sustainable Spaces and a Director of the Xfactor Property Group and the Delcooke Property Group; companies involved in the delivery of both commercial and residential property developments working with major retail brands.

Ms Delbridge’s diverse career includes management roles with Coca-Cola Amatil and Citibank Australia, and a 13-year association with McDonalds as an owner/director of several franchises, in both Perth and Adelaide.

Jane Yuile

Member of Council (since 2009)
Member of Future Scotch Committee

Jane joined Council in 2009. She is a current parent and an active member of the Scotch community.

Jane has over 30 years experience as a finance executive.  For the last 10 years she has been a non-executive director on the boards of a variety of companies in Australia and chairs the finance/audit/risk management committees of each of these companies.  She also consults to boards and executives in the areas of corporate governance, risk, strategy and finance.

Previously Jane has had 10 years as the finance director of a publicly listed information technology company, and prior to that worked for Price Waterhouse as a senior audit manager.

Jane has a MBA, BSc and is a Fellow of both the Australian Institute of Company Directors and the Institute of Chartered Accountants in Australia.

Peter Tulla ('83)

Member of Council (since 2011)
Chair of Infrastructure Committee

Peter Tulla ('83) is a past student, current parent (Rachel, Jessica and Brianna) and active member of the community joining the infrastructure committee in 2010. With his background in the construction industry, ensuring the continued improvement of the built environment at Scotch will be a focus of Peter's input to the College.

Mr Tulla has had a 25 year association Quantity Surveying / Cost Management consultants, Rider Levett Bucknall (formerly Rider Hunt) and is now a Director of the Adelaide, Perth and Darwin offices and sits on the Rider Levett Bucknall International group board. Peter is a fellow of the Australian Institute of Quantity Surveyors.

Andrew Freeman (’80)

Member of Council (since 2013)
Member of Finance Committee
Member of Development Committee

Andrew Freeman (’80) joined the Council in 2013. He graduated as a petroleum geologist and has, for the last 10 years, undertaken various commercial roles with Santos Ltd.

Andrew and his siblings attended Scotch and his eldest daughter Georgia completed Year 12 in 2011 while Catie and Harry are current students.

He has been a member of the Finance Committee since 2010, the Development Committee since 2013 and has served on the Rowing Support Group for the last three years and as President for the last two years.
Andrew has a BSc (Hons) and a Graduate Diploma in Applied Finance and Investment.

Rosemary Winser

Member of Council (since 2012)

Rosemary is a current parent (since 2000) and has been involved in many Scotch community activities as a member of the Parents & Friends Association during this time. Her husband Richard Ross-Smith is a former student (’73).  

Rosemary has more than 20 years experience as a commercial lawyer with a particular interest in corporate recovery engagements across a broad range of industries, litigation and risk management. Her current position involves leading the Professional Practice team of a national specialist accounting practice, providing a policy framework and support resources for more than 200 professionals.

Keith Maynard

Member of Council (since 2007)
Chair of Education Committee

Keith joined the Council in late 2007 and continues as the representative of the Moderator, Uniting Church SA.  He is a member of the Synod, is the Chair of The Burnside InterChurch Council Inc and is a Council member of the Burnside City Uniting Church.

He holds a Bachelor of Science with Honours, Bachelor of Arts and Diploma of Secondary Education. 

Keith was a principal in SA Government high schools for 18 years and worked in the central office for several periods developing financial management strategies and resources. He also helped develop the legislative and policy framework for human resource management in the system.



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