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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)


Simon Kersten

BEng (Hons), GradDipTchg (Secondary)

Director of Students

Kate Small

BEc (SocSci) (Hons I), MLLR, EMBA

Director of Programs

Emer Spora

Assoc Director of Academics

David Blackshaw


Director of Finance & Property

Stefan Rey

Operations Manager

Jenny Jordan

Finance Assistant

Kiri Dumont

BCom (Otago)

Development Manager - Alumni & Fundraising

Alexandra Kopp

Master’s PA

Shelley Clifford

Front Office Manager

Helen McCarthy

BA, MA (Social Work)


Mark Tischler

Maintenance Assistant

Rev. David Gore


Sam Dench

Catering Manager