Dr Kim Jaggar

Dr Kim Jaggar

Principal, Sydney Boys High

Dr Kim Jaggar has been the principal of Sydney Boys High School since January 2000. He was previously principal at Sefton High School (1995-1999). He served as Deputy Principal at Birrong Girls (1994) and at Fairfield High School (1990-1993). He was Head Teacher English at Homebush Boys and Punchbowl Boys. He taught English and History at Wilkins High and Bonnyrigg High. Kim holds a Doctor of Education degree from UNSW, along with a Master of Educational Administration and Certificate of School Management. He also holds a Bachelor of Arts, Diploma of Education and Master of Arts from the University of Sydney.

Kim serves on the Industry Advisory Board for the School of Electrical Engineering & Telecommunication at UNSW, and on the board of the Sir Roden & Lady Cutler Foundation. He is Honorary Treasurer for the Sydney High School Sailing Association.

In his spare time Kim is a blue water yachtsman. He was a member of the crew that has held the World Speed Sailing Council record for the fastest non-stop, unassisted circumnavigation of Australia by a monohull yacht, since 2003. He has competed in 33 Sydney to Hobart Yacht races, winning in division in IOR, IMS and PHS rating categories. He has competed in yacht races as an owner, skipper, watch captain and navigator and sailed more than 50,000 nautical miles.

Mr Paul Almond

Mr Paul Almond

Old Boys Union President, Sydney High School Foundation

Paul left High in 1982 and went on to study Commerce and Law at UNSW, while also working as an Industrial Relations Officer for the Bread Manufacturers of NSW. As a graduate he started at law firm Minter Ellison where he worked for 11 years. He returned to Minter Ellison to work for 3 years in its Hong Kong office after a short period with Andersen Legal. Later, he moved to  Clayton Utz and then Dibbs Barker. Paul established his own firm, Paul Almond Employment Law in 2014 and continues to this day.

In 2014, Paul became President of the SHS Old Boys Union. Since that time, he has been heavily involved in SHS and old boy activities including as Company Secretary of Governors Centre Limited and negotiating with the NSW Government for the construction of the Governors Centre.

Paul competes in Triathlon. In 2014 he represented Australia in his age group at the Triathlon Sprint World Championships in Canada.

Dr Geoffrey Waring

Dr Geoffrey Waring

Chair of the Sydney High School Foundation

Dr. Geoff Waring is a Partner in Atlas Advisers’ venture capital fund. The fund invests in early stage university research commercialisation and other venture funds. Prior to this he was a co-founder of medical device company Repartech, which received a $1.3M grant from the NSW Medical Device Fund to replace sutures in eye surgery. He also co-founded Co Collective Capital, which sourced venture capital, mostly for medical technology start-ups.

Geoff was on the faculty at the Australian Graduate School of Management at UNSW, Hong Kong University of Science and Technology and Emory University’s Business School in Atlanta. Geoff was a Visiting Associate Professor to UCLA’s Anderson Graduate school of Management.  He was a member of McKinsey and Company’s global faculty for strategy training of McKinsey consultants worldwide and consulted with the Boston Consulting Group’s Chicago office. He has authored articles on strategy in the American Economic Review and the Strategic Management Journal, was on the editorial board of the Journal of World Business and Journal of Leadership and Organizational Studies and has authored and co-authored cases on entrepreneurship, venture capital, private equity and strategy. His PhD is from UCLA.

Geoff is President of Sydney Boys High P&C and Chairman of Sydney Boys High Foundation and was previously President of Woollahra Public School’s P&C. He actively mentors founders and is an advisory board member of indigenous social venture MiHaven in Cairns.

Mr Andrew Bowey

Mr Andrew Bowey

Ms Judite Santos

Ms Judite Santos

Mr Paul Harapin

Mr Paul Harapin

Committee Member Sydney High School Foundation

Paul Harapin is currently Vice President & General Manager, Asia Pacific & Japan  for one of the world’s fastest growing and highly funded startup Software as a Service (SaaS) companies in Domo Inc. which has delivered the world’s first Business Cloud

Paul has significant experience in the technology sector, having started various companies across the Pan Asian Region over almost 30 years. These include two of the most successful software companies in History, VMware and Tivoli Systems, taking both from start ups to major industry players in our region.

His passion for starting and building successful organisations is evident in this track record and when meeting Paul or seeing him present at one of the many industry events he attends. Paul has been voted one of the most influential people in the Australian technology Industry for two years running by SmartCompany.com.

Specialties: start ups, mergers & acquisitions, company rebuilds, sales and marketing strategy. Paul also advises startups on establishing new business models and venture funding

Paul also works actively in the not for profit sector, sitting on the Board of various organisations, Including the Banksia Foundation

Dr Charlie Koh

Dr Charlie Koh

Committee Member Sydney High School Foundation

Dr. Charlie Koh is an academic with the University of Sydney Business School at the University of Sydney and the Faculty of Business and Economics at the Macquarie University.  He co-ordinates and lectures postgraduate professional accounting and finance units.  His students have topped professional accounting examinations. Prior to this, he was on the board of directors of a leading multi-award winning publicly listed construction and engineering group based in Singapore, and consulted with Arthur Andersen and Accenture.

Professionally, Charlie is a fellow of Financial Services Institute of Australasia and UK’s Association of Chartered Certified Accountants, a Chartered Accountants ANZ, and a member of the Australian Institute of Company Directors.  He was admitted as a member of the Institution of Engineers, Singapore and the Singapore Institute of Directors. He has authored articles on JIT construction management and corporate governance, and organised university-industry conferences while with the Association of Corporate Treasurers, Singapore.  Charlie also technical edits, authors and co-authors in a number of university accounting and finance titles with leading international publishers. He did his MBA at the Melbourne Business School (University of Melbourne), the AGSM (UNSW), and Leonard N. Stern School of Business (NYU).  His Doctor of Business Administration is from the University of Western Australia’s Business School.

Charlie is also a trustee of a superannuation fund and a treasurer of a strata management committee.  As a civil engineering undergraduate at the National University of Singapore, he had won various awards for his leadership roles at the student union council, faculty club and junior common room committee of a hall of residence.

Mr Winston Loke

Mr Winston Loke

Committee Member Sydney High School Foundation

Winston Loke is an old boy of Sydney Boys High School, fortunate enough to have attended during the Bob Outterside years and being taught by notable educators including Dick Stratford, Tony Hannon and Phil Day, amongst others. School  boy life was equal part inspiring, terrifying and thought provoking but uniquely High, and that experience helped shape him in both life and career.

Winston is currently Chief Operating Officer for Australian Equities at Credit Suisse, a global investment bank.  Winston studied at the University of New South Wales, gained his Chartered Accountancy qualification with Ernst & Young before venturing overseas for a large part of his career in the finance industry.  During this time he worked at Credit Suisse First Boston, Samsung Securities, and co-founded an equity long-short hedge fund based in Singapore.  Winston is married to a SGHS old girl and is a father of three, one of whom is currently in his final year at High.

Mr Eric Wong

Mr Eric Wong

Committee Member Sydney High School Foundation

Eric Wong is currently the Principal of Zikira Properties and founding director of Livmo Pty Ltd and Livmo Creative Arts Foundation . Zikira Properties was founded in recognition of the demand for a real estate agency that promotes honest and transparent property transactions. Prior to starting his own agency, Eric had worked with Ray White and McGrath.

His career in real estate started at Ernst & Young as a Chartered Accountant in the Real Estate, Hospitality & Construction Audit division. Eric worked on a portfolio of real estate clients that included Challenger Financial, AMP Capital, Westfield and Marriott Hotels. He attended both UNSW and Macquarie University after graduating from Sydney Boys High School in 2000.

Eric also participates actively in the not for profit sector, being a sponsor for the Ku-ring-gai Philharmonic Orchestra (KPO) and recently founded the Livmo Creative Arts Foundation to provide a platform for aspiring talents to perform at the Chatswood Concourse Theatre. He had also been the treasurer for the Sydney High School Foundation and the Sydney High Old Boys Union since 2011.