Samford Valley Steiner School

School Board

The School Board 

President – Michael Ryan

Michael is an independent environmental consultant who applies behavioural sciences to shape technical specialists into high performing teams with a shared goal.  He is a father of two children currently in the Primary School and is passionate about spiritual development.
Michael has good communication skills, both written and verbal, and has used these skills in negotiations and conflict resolution across all levels of government and non-government organizations.  Michael is keen to assist in the long-term strategic development of the school. 

Treasurer – Rob Hewitt

Rob is a CA qualified finance professional working at the CFO level. With broad commercial expertise in a range of industries and businesses, from early stage to established multi-national operations, Rob is accustomed to working with confidence in challenging situations characterised by complexity and ambiguity. Currently Rob consults to a fintech start-up and to UniQuest, the University of Queensland’s main technology commercialisation company, where he was formerly Chief Financial Officer and Company Secretary.

Rob is passionate about the governance role of the Board and the contribution it can make to a strong and confident Samford Valley Steiner School.