Governance & Risk Committee

Ross Haslam (Chair, ’63)

Ross was previously a partner of Ernst & Young, Adelaide and a founding partner of Ferrier Hodgson Adelaide. Ross is an experienced Director and has particular interest in risk management and governance. Ross is an advocate of Scotch as he believes it has a great culture and has the appropriate systems for the future and the future of its students.

Fairlie Delbridge

Fairlie is a Director of Cminus sustainable spaces a business that facilitates strategic, innovative & sustainable outcomes in the built environment through a range of development and consultancy capabilities.. Fairlie career has traversed a range of sectors & industries and includes thirteen years as a Director/owner of numerous McDonalds Franchises, five years with Citibank in Perth as Business Development manager & five years with Coca-Cola, Adelaide & Perth in sales & marketing management roles. Fairlie also recently spent eighteen months with South Australia’s Urban Renewal Authority as the General Manager of Strategy & Innovation with specific responsibility for the state’s social housing portfolio. She is also a former non-executive director of Unity Housing the State’s largest community housing provider. She is a Fellow of the Australian Institute of Company Directors and a Graduate Fellow of the Vincent Fairfax Fellowship in Ethics & Leadership.

Todd Roberts (’88)
Warren Newbegin

Warren is an Adelaide based Management Consultant traveling interstate regularly dependent on client needs. He was in the Royal Australian Air Force for 24 years before joining the Australian Public Service, and now consults to Defence in areas including project and program management, and organisational change. Warren fully supports the world class diverse and challenging coeducational offering provided by Scotch which develops strengths in strategic thought and engagement in global issues. He is an advocate of our co-curricular program that works hand in hand to provide opportunities such as leadership development, with the Scotch Community a wonderful feature unique to the Scotchie experience.

Jody Burton

Jody is a parent of both the Senior School (Jack) and the ELC (Charlie). Moving back to Adelaide after 10 years living away, Jody and husband Troy believed Scotch was a school that was forward thinking and keen to nurture the potential of each individual while recognising the importance of the school’s role in contributing society’s future.

Jody is the Executive Chief Risk Officer for Deloitte Australia and former Managing Partner of Deloitte in Adelaide. She is responsible for developing strategies to protect and strengthen the firm’s brand, reputation and risk profile. Her experience is derived widely across a broad industry base both within Australia and from international markets, bringing both a national and global perspective with 25 years experience in risk management, corporate strategy and operations, financial due diligence, internal and external audit.

Nick Setchell

Nick is owner and CEO of Adelaide based Management Consulting firm RealTime CEO, that consults to business around the world on influencing leadership behaviour to improve future numerical results.  Personal responsibilities include consulting to our predominantly USA based clients and defining the future development of our cloud based software platform. As a proud advocate of the Scotch educational philosophy to developing well rounded, well mannered and confident students, it is a pleasure to participate in the Governance and Risk committee to play my part in supporting our fabulous Scotch community.

John Newton (Principal)

Dr John H. Newton has been appointed as the Principal of Scotch College Adelaide from January 2015. He joins Scotch from Taunton School, an independent, coeducational boarding school based in Somerset, UK, where was Headmaster since January, 2005.

Educated at Manchester Grammar School (UK), John was then a graduate of Merton College Oxford with a degree in French and Russian. John also has a PhD in the ‘Organisational Culture of Independent Schools’ and has immersed himself in the British public school system for the last two decades.

Prior to his position as Headmaster of Taunton School, John was Director of Studies and Housemaster at Eastbourne College, having previously been Head of Modern Languages at Bradfield College in Berkshire.

Morag Greenwood (Director of HR)
Abhra Bhattacharjee