Mr Roger Herbert

Roger Herbert M. Ed., B.A., Dip.Teach. - Roger commenced as Principal of St Philip’s College on July 1, 2016.

Roger was previously Head of Timbertop, in Victoria, a co-educational Boarding School for Year 9 students which is part of Geelong Grammar School. It has a strong emphasis on Experiential Learning, Outdoor Education and Positive Education combined with a rigorous academic programme. He held that position for the past ten years, providing outstanding leadership and considerable stability.

Prior to being Head of Timbertop, Roger held a number of other positions of responsibility including four years as Head of Outdoor Education also at Timbertop as well as three years as Director of Operations at Prem Tinsulanonda Centre in Thailand and Director at Wollangarra Centre for Education. Roger holds a Bachelor of Arts, Diploma of Teaching and Master of Education in Educational Leadership.

Roger is married to Susan and has two sons, Jem and Mattie, and a daughter, Ellie. His interests include chess, musicals, many sports including cricket and Australian Rules Football (Melbourne), and exploring the world.