The Chair of Independent Schools Queensland (ISQ), Karen Spiller OAM CF announced on 20 April that the ISQ Board has appointed Christopher Mountford as the incoming Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Independent Schools Queensland.

The announcement comes ahead of the current Executive Director, David Robertson’s retirement in July.

Mr Mountford is currently Executive Director at the Property Council of Australia (Queensland Division), a role he has held for the past six years.

Mr Mountford is an alumnus of an independent school, holds a Bachelor of Arts (Political Science) and a Bachelor of Economics and is a Graduate of the Australian Institute of Company Directors (AICD).

He is also a volunteer Parent Ambassador for Act for Kids; an Australian charity focused on treating and preventing child abuse.

Mrs Spiller said: “Chris is excited about assuming this position and working with the Board and ISQ staff to lead ISQ into the future.”

“The Board of Independent Schools Queensland look forward to welcoming Chris as our new CEO and his leadership of the independent schools’ sector,” she said.

“The Board also look forward to acknowledging David’s wonderful commitment to ISQ and the independent schools’ sector over the next few months.”

This story was originally published on the ISQ website.