The Claremont College School Council is comprised of volunteers who are appointed by the Anglican Schools Corporation. In practice the Council works to understand the educational environment, setting the strategic direction, guiding leadership appointments, and overseeing the management and operation of the school from a governance perspective. Meetings are generally held monthly. The Council appoints the Principal and delegates to the Principal the leadership and management of the School. The Principal is accountable to the Council.


Dr Marc Williams - BSc (Econ), PhD (Chair)

Marc Williams is an Emeritus Professor of International Relations at UNSW Sydney. Prior to his appointment at UNSW, Professor Williams taught International Relations at the University of Sussex. Marc has served on School Council since 2015, and has been Chair of Council since 2020.


Mr Eric Setiawan - BCom, LLB, FCPA

Eric is a qualified finance professional with extensive experience in financial services including business partnering, strategy, planning and analysis, financial control and mergers & acquisitions. He is an active member of his local church and his children are being blessed with a Claremont education. Eric has served on the School Council since 2019.


Mrs Laraine Lucas - MEd

Laraine retired from her role of Head of Junior School at Danebank after 21 years in the position. Laraine's teaching career spans over 47 years in both Government and Independent schools. Laraine holds a Master of Educational Leadership and Management, Graduate Diploma in Facilitating Learning, Diploma of Teaching and Diploma of Biblical Studies from Moore College. Laraine joined as a member of Claremont College Council in 2020.


Mr Tony Tan - BCom, CA

Tony’s professional background has been predominantly in finance having qualified as a Chartered Accountant and worked in areas specialising in tax, financial reporting, business partnering and management accounting. Tony is a committed Christian and has attended an Anglican Church in Parramatta since he was in Primary School. Having been involved in kids and youth ministry over the last 10 years, he has developed a passion for seeing children learn and grow and the value of a Christian education. Tony joined the Anglican Schools Corporation in 2020 and has supported Claremont College and the School Council as a Business Partner from 2022.