As of May 31st 2021, Peter Candotti took up the role of Chair of the Glenaeon School Council. He replaces Lee Hill who has stepped down after four years as Chair and 10 years on the Board.
Peter and his wife Uli have had a long and deep association with Glenaeon. Their children, Luca and Chiara, spent their early years attending Ebba Bodame’s wonderful playgroup and both spent their entire school lives at Glenaeon. Luca graduated in 2017 and Chiara graduated in 2020. Peter and Uli have both been very active members of the school community throughout this time. Peter joined the Glenaeon Council in 2018.
Professionally, Peter is a Chartered Accountant and is currently the Chief Financial Officer at Lawcover Insurance, a provider of professional indemnity insurance to the NSW legal profession. Prior to joining Lawcover in 2018, Peter spent 16 years at QBE Insurance Group, where he held a number of executive management roles in strategic finance, treasury, capital management and reinsurance, as well as sitting on a variety of management Boards.
Peter Candotti said, “I very much look forward to working with the Council, the School Executive team and all staff to ensure that our Students of Glenaeon continue to receive an exceptional educational experience, equipping them for a positive, fulfilling and exciting future, and that our parents can participate in a vibrant school community.
I would like to recognise and thank outgoing Chair Lee Hill for his tremendous contribution and leadership both as Chair and a Council member over the past 10 years.”
Head of School, Andrew Hill said, “We are pleased to welcome Peter to this important role. He has a wonderful knowledge of Glenaeon past and present and will be a huge asset to our school and community.
We thank Lee for his immense contribution over many years, and are grateful for his leadership and management advice and expertise. Glenaeon is going from strength to strength, and continues to be a leader in delivering a contemporary Rudolf Steiner pedagogy combined with a NESA pathway for Sydney-based students, plus a warm and welcoming community for our parents and families.”