Branch Executive Member
Greg Whitby is a teacher, advocate, administrator and leader. His mission to transform schooling for every child and young person is driven by a strong commitment to justice and equity.
As a Catholic Education leader in the Parramatta and Wollongong Dioceses in NSW, Greg has led significant cultural change with a focus on innovation, collaboration and investment in teachers’ learning. Prior to this, he was a teacher and school leader in government and Catholic schools. He has also lectured in the faculty of business at Western Sydney University.
Greg’s service to education has been recognised through the 2018 Australia Day Honours list with the award of the Australian Medal (AM) and the award of a Papal Knighthood in the Order of St Gregory the Great in 2013. He has received a presidential citation from the Australian Council of Educational Leaders and in 2017, he was awarded the Australian College of Educators Sir Harold Wyndham Medal for his contribution to the education of young people in NSW.
Over 20 years and particularly the last several years, Greg Whitby has led a system transformation of Catholic Schooling which has influenced the global provision of schooling.
Focusing on improving the outcomes for each student in every learning environment through great teaching he has challenged and driven change of both the learning and teaching and digital enablers to support new and innovative teacher practice.