Dr Kim Jaggar OAM Principal, Sydney Boys High Dr Kim Jaggar OAM has been the Principal of Sydney Boys High School since January 2000. He was previously Principal at Sefton High School (1995-1999), and served as Deputy Principal at Birrong Girls (1994) and at Fairfield High School (1990-1993). Prior to that, he was Head Teacher English at Homebush Boys and Punchbowl Boys and he taught English and History at Wilkins High and Bonnyrigg High. Dr Jaggar 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 Alex Feldman Chair, Sydney High School Foundation Alex Feldman (OBU Representative and Old Boy, Class of 2003) is a lawyer by trade and a business person at heart. He brings years of executive corporate experience to the Board and has a particular passion for the School’s Rowing program. Alex also set up High’s highly successful Chess program which has now been running for well over a decade. Alex was previously the Chief Strategy Officer and General Counsel at ASX-listed amaysim and is now a Co-founder of Tiger & Bear Partners – a multi-disciplinary advisory firm offering strategic and corporate advice. Mr John Leigh Taylor Committee Member, Sydney High School Foundation John Taylor (OBU Representative and Old Boy, Class of 1967) is an engineer by profession. He brings years of executive corporate experience to the Board having started and successfully grown on two occasions International project management consulting businesses. John also has had extensive experience in the Public Sector having been an inaugural Board member of NSW Health Infrastructure and presently a member of the Advisory Council for NSW School Infrastructure. Mr Paul Harapin OBU President, Committee Member, Sydney High School Foundation Paul Harapin (OBU President and Old Boy, Class of 1983) is currently Head of Revenue and Growth, Asia Pacific & Japan for Stripe. 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. Mr James Solomons Treasurer, Sydney High School Foundation James Solomons (OBU Representative and Old Boy, Class of 1998) is currently CFO & COO of Xref Limited (ASX:XF1), a market-leading global HR Tech business with offices in Australia, New Zealand, England, Canada and the USA. He is also the host of the highly successful CFO Magazine ‘Lunchtime Live’ series. James is a respected people leader and business leader who has a true knack for ‘humanising the numbers’. He has over 20 years of experience working with some of the world’s leading FinTechs, HRTechs and RegTechs, helping businesses scale both nationally and internationally. He draws insights and expertise from a range of industries including professional services, financial services, HR, software development and academia. James is a Fellow of Chartered Accountants Australia New Zealand (FCA) and a graduate member of the Australian Institute of Company Directors (GAICD). In addition to his role with the Sydney High School Foundation, he is the treasurer of the Sydney High School Old Boys Union (serving as a committee member since 2008), a guest lecturer at the Macquarie University Business School, treasurer of long-established children’s charity Kids West, a Life Member and treasurer of the Redbacks Football Club, and a director of Northholm Grammar School. Mr Andrew Chan Committee Member, Sydney High School Foundation Andrew Chan (P&C Representative, Old Boy, Class of 1998, and parent of a current student) is a passionate Financial Planner with solid family values. He brings decades of experience in Strategy and Planning from his career spanning Investment Banking and Financial Planning to the Board and a willingness to direct this energy for the School’s Rowing and Rugby programs. Andrew also founded boutique Financial Planning firm Phoenix Private Wealth Management in 2013 – providing quality strategic holistic advice to help his clients achieve their life and financial goals as a steward for their financial strategy and investments. Ms Karen Harvey Committee Member, Sydney High School Foundation Karen Harvey (P&C Representative, and parent of a current student) now works in higher education after many years as a senior commercial manager. A passionate and successful fundraiser, Karen is looking forward to bringing her knowledge and enthusiasm to raise much needed funds for the School. Mr Stephen Yu Committee Member, Sydney High School Foundation Stephen Yu (P&C Representative, and parent of a current student) has been working in the fundraising sphere for many years across a number of not-for-profit organisations. An IT data manager, Stephen has a passion to support fundraising activities, specialising in system and data management.