Dr Bruce Goodfellow
Dr Bruce Goodfellow is a third-generation member of the Goodfellow family who has contributed extensively and generously to Saint Kentigern. Bruce started his education at Saint Kentigern School in the schools’ foundation year, continuing through to Saint Kentigern College, and had remained involved with the school for the rest of his life as a board member, chair of the board, parent, and grandparent.
Bruce's commitment to education and the Presbyterian Church has been the driving force behind his passionate involvement in all aspects of Saint Kentigern. He joined the Board in 1983, following in the footsteps of his father and grandfather. Bruce served on all Boards, including the Trust, College, and School. Upon his father's retirement in 2000, Bruce was elected Chairman of the Trust Board, a position he held until 2017. He served on the board for 36 years until his passing in 2020.
Under Bruce’s leadership, Saint Kentigern achieved significant milestones, and remarkable growth and development. During his time as Chairman, the schools more than doubled in size, accommodating over 400 staff members and nurturing the educational journeys of more than 3000 students, solidifying Saint Kentigern’s position as one of the largest independent school groups in Australasia.
Bruce's dedication to the school extends beyond his official duties and has been marked by extensive involvement, visionary leadership, and a genuine passion for education.