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Our People

We have a number of live-in and day staff that oversee the day-to-day running of our college. Meet the team that are there to support and encourage you during your time at Wesley.

Mrs Lisa J Sutherland

BA, DipEd (Syd), MEdAdmin (UNE)


Bronwen Downie

BEd Sec HMHE (Syd), MSc(Coach Psyc)

Director of Programs

Dr James Ward

BEng.(Aeronautical) (Syd), MEd (Syd) PhD, Mechatronic Engineering (UNSW)

Academic Dean

Jonathan Row

BEng (Civil & Construction) (QUT)

Director of Students

Rev Barbara Oldmeadow

BA, MDiv, DipTPC, Cert IV TAA

Chaplain / Counsellor

Elizabeth Chowdhury

B.Com, MIPA, Acct Cert

Finance Manager

Mary Calabro


Kiri Dumont

BCom (Otago)

Development Manager - Alumni & Fundraising

Patricia Apostolakis

BA (Communications) (Info Mgt) & Intl Studies (UTS)

Marketing & Communications Manager

Lucy Griffin

BA (Hons) in Applied Social Studies in Social Care

Master’s PA

Miles Downie

BExSSc. MExerSc(Strgth & Condg)

Sport & Well Being Mentor

Sam Roberts

Centenary Book Author

Tony Davy

Maintenance Manager

Richard Daley

Palladian Mentor

Mark Speechley

Catering Manager

Jeanette Youkhanna

Cleaning Supervisor

Interested in Working for Us?

College Counsellor | Full-time

Wesley College is a Uniting Church Residential College for young men and women who undertake full time study at the University of Sydney. Wesley has a well articulated Vision, Mission and Values statement, which reflects our commitment to fostering a vibrant community of learning and personal growth and ensuring that we act responsibly and display respect to others. The historic College residence and grounds are home to over 270 students.

Please see attached position description for further details.