Our School Leadership Team is united under one goal; do what is in the best interests of our students. We have a leadership team with a broad range of skills and interests and this ensures that our students remain at the forefront of best practice and innovative opportunity.
Mrs Kristy Kendall, Principal

School Executive Team

Mrs Kristy Kendall, Principal

Mrs Kristy Kendall became the 16th Principal of Toorak College at the beginning of 2016. She graduated from Monash University with a Bachelor of Arts (Psychology) and a Masters in Education, later publishing many theoretical works in VCE Psychology. She is a Harvard Principal's program graduate, a keynote speaker at the Global Forum for Girls’ Education, a Master Teacher and Advisory Board Member at Edrolo and Co-Founder and Chief Education Officer at CS in Schools. Besides her passion for leadership and teaching, she is a keen supporter of the Arts and a champion aerobics coach. As Principal of Toorak College, she encourages all students to find their passion, identify their strengths and to make the most of their Toorak College experience.

Mrs Fiona Wines, Head of Senior School, Deputy Principal

Mrs Fiona Wines has been an integral part of Toorak College for over 30 years. She graduated from Deakin University with a Bachelor of Education wanting to make a difference in a young person’s life and that she has, inspiring and supporting many Toorak girls graduate as confident young women ready to make their own impact on the world. Fiona has lived locally for over 25 years and enjoys the Mornington Peninsula lifestyle with her husband and two children.

Miss Melissa Schoorman, Head of Wardle House, Deputy Principal

Miss Melissa Schoorman graduated from The University of Melbourne with a Bachelor of Education (Primary) and was awarded a scholarship to teach abroad in Canada. Her role prior to Toorak College was Senior Deputy Head of Campus and Head of Junior School at Haileybury City campus. One of her greatest achievements has been working with staff and students in remote Indigenous communities to improve outcomes in Literacy and Numeracy. Miss Schoorman’s role model is Oprah Winfrey due to her work with regards to educating girls in South Africa via the Oprah Winfrey Leadership Academy for Girls.

Anthony Steer

Mr Anthony Steer, Director of Business

Mr Anthony Steer graduated with a Bachelor of Commerce at Deakin University prior to becoming certified as a Chartered Accountant and with the Governance Institute of Australia. He worked as a public practice accountant for eight years before making the switch to education. Mr Steer’s accomplishments at Toorak College include overseeing the improved financial performance of the school that has enabled the development of facilities such as the world-class hockey field and athletics track and the Swift Science and Technology Centre.

Geoff Pattison

Mr Geoff Pattison, Director of Operations

With over 25 years in the education sector, Mr Pattison is inspired by seeing past and present students grow into innovative and accomplished young people. He graduated with a double Bachelor of Applied Science and Education at RMIT and later completed a Masters in Educational Leadership at Melbourne University. He pursued teaching in the fields of Physical Education, Outdoor Education and Science at various schools in Melbourne and overseas in London. Prior to Toorak College, Mr Pattison was Assistant Principal at Rosebud Secondary College for seven years.

Ms Natalie Porter, Director of International Education and Boarding

Ms Natalie Porter graduated from the University of Sydney with a Master of Business and went on to launch her own successful company working in the sports and travel industries. Ms Porter's passion is to guide and inspire young people to achieve their best and it was our supportive community and focus on students as individuals that drew her to Toorak College. Ms Porter was a member of the silver medal winning Australian women’s basketball team at the 2004 Athens Olympics and remains heavily involved in the sport as a coach of the Frankston Blues.

Board of Directors

The Toorak College Board is the governing body of the School and is responsible for providing a broad and balanced high quality education in an environment consistent with the values and shared aspiration to ensure our students reach their full potential.

Mr Peter Wickenden
B. Bus., FCPA
Chairman - Toorak College Board of Directors, Managing Director, Past Parent
Mr Brent Dennison
Toorak College Board of Directors, CEO of Cell Care
Ms Cara Litterick
BA, LLB
Toorak College Board of Directors, Judicial Registrar, Toorak Collegian
Ms Imogen Randell
BBus
Toorak College Board of Directors, CEO of Quantum Market Research and Hall & Partners, Toorak Collegian
Mr Ben Sze
BCom, CFA
Toorak College Board of Directors, Co-founder and Co-CEO of Edrolo
Ms Amanda Whitty
BBus
Toorak College Board of Directors, Co-founder of Ripple Village Marketing, Toorak Collegian
Mr Anthony Steer
CA, GIA(Cert), B.Com.
Company Secretary, Director of Business - Toorak College

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