Bio

Rob is a Business and Educational Leader with significant experience in primary, secondary, tertiary, private and public education. He led our organisation to the highest EER rating possible by NZQA. Rob has held a number of leadership positions including oversight of Lifeway College, the old EDENZ College and the merged EDENZ Colleges. Throughout this time he has overseen the Marketing portfolio through which the institution has grown from 150 students to over 1,000 students within four years.

He has previous governance experience as a trustee on a School Board for three years. His MBA research involved identifying and comparing governance gaps in boards. Rob loves family time with his wife Kelly and two young children Aviana and Maxten. He also enjoys spending time in and on the water, in the Hauraki Gulf.

Email:

rob.simpson@edenz.ac.nz

Phone:

+64 9 309 5208 ext 310

Qualifications:

  • Master of Business Administration – Executive (Massey)
  • Bachelor of Education (Teaching) – Primary (Massey)