Tony Mackay

Tony is one of our Board of Directors. His work specialises in the areas of school and system leadership, improvement and innovation and he is currently working on a number of ‘Next Practice Projects' on school leadership and school improvement and reform around the world.

Anthony Mackay is CEO, Centre for Strategic Education (CSE) Melbourne, Inaugural Chair, Australian Institute for Teaching and School Leadership (AITSL), and Inaugural Deputy Chair, Australian Curriculum, Assessment and Reporting Authority (ACARA).

Tony is Chair of the Global Education Leaders Partnership (GELP) and Inaugural Chair of the Innovation Unit Ltd, England. He is a consultant advisor to OECD/CERI and is Chair, National Institute for School Leadership, NCEE, Washington DC. Tony was a founding member of the Council of the National College for School Leadership, England UK.

Tony is an Honorary Fellow in the Graduate School of Education at the University of Melbourne. He is Deputy Chair of the Australian Council for Educational Research, and a Board Director of the Asia Education Foundation, the Foundation for Young Australians, and Teach for Australia.

Anthony is Deputy Chancellor, Swinburne University, Melbourne, Australia. Tony is a Past President of the Australian Curriculum Studies Association (ACSA) and the International Congress for School Effectiveness and Improvement (ICSEI)