At the heart of our College is a team of dedicated and experienced professionals who are passionate about improving performance and shaping the College’s strategy.
Very Rev Diogenis Patsouris – OAM, JP
Father Diogenis is Rector of Saint George Church. He is a founding director of the College and has a strong background in religion and education, specifically in Modern Greek.
He was awarded the Medal of the Order of Australian in 2013 for services to the community and education.
Presvytera Anna Patsouris
Presvytera brings extensive experience in the areas of human resource, financial and project management as well as policy development and administration within the State public service and the wider community. She is an inaugural member of the Board of Governors.
Bill Gonis – BAppSc(Physio)
Bill is an inaugural scholar of St George College and has extensive involvement in professional associations at a state and national level. Bill has a keen interest in strategic planning, operations management, property development and brand promotion.
Bill enjoys sports, gardening and spending time with family. He has been actively involved with the Brighton Surf Living Saving Club and the Brighton Rugby Union Football Club over the years. By day, Bill is a practising Physiotherapist at Kingston Family Clinic.
Effie Cossey – BSc(Ma), CPA, DipFP
Effie is a Certified Practising Accountant and has worked in public practice for more than 18 years. With expertise in financial planning, Effie has broad experience across multiple facets of financial management.
Effie is a mother of two and also a parent at the school.
Fotina Soukoulis – LLB
Fotina is a graduate of the University of Adelaide and commenced employment with Palios, Meegan & Nicholson in 1997. With over 25 years of experience working in personal injury law and advocating for injured clients, Fotina’s success assisted her in becoming a highly respected and reputable solicitor. She is also a parent of former students who successfully completed their education at the College and are now enrolled at university.
Andrew Kefalianos – BAppSc, DipEd, GradDipT, GradDipComp
Andrew has recently retired from secondary school teaching. He taught for 43 years in both country and city schools. His subject specialisation was in Mathematics, Physics and Chemistry but for the last 35 years he specialised in Information Technology. Andrew has extensive experience in educational management and leadership having held educational leadership positions up to Acting Principal. Andrew has also kept himself involved in working with the Greek community. He has been secretary of the Samian Association of SA for the past 18 years and recently he was elected president of the Greek Orthodox Community of Prophet Elias, Norwood and Eastern Districts.
Costa is the Secretary for the Greek Orthodox Community and Parish of Saint George Thebarton, and a Community representative on the College Board. He is an inaugural scholar of St George College, a member of the Parents and Friends Committee, and a parent with two children at the School. Costa has also been a member and volunteer in a number of other community and professional associations.
Costa has a background in Electronic Engineering, with over 20 years’ experience as an I.T consultant and in managing his own business.
Costa’s passion for design, architecture, innovation, entrepreneurship and community development have been the inspiration for the establishment and management of a number of other successful community and business projects.
John Constant – B.Ec (Accounting), GradDipCA, PC SMSF, CA, CTA
John is a Chartered Accountant with over 20 years specialising in Tax & Business Services for SME’s as well as roles in Commerce and running his own businesses. John holds a Bachelor of Economics (Accounting Major) as well as a Professional Certificate in Self-Managed Superannuation Funds from The University of Adelaide. John also holds a Graduate Diploma of Chartered Accounting. John is also a current Committee Member of the Greek Orthodox Community and Parish of Saint George Thebarton and Western Suburbs Inc., and for a number of years was also an Executive Member of the Hellenic Australian Chamber of Commerce and Industry (Adelaide Branch). With over 20 years of tax, accounting and business experience, John has a real working knowledge and understanding about business from a practical point of view.
Gina Kadis – BEd, DipT, MACEL
PRINCIPAL (NON VOTING, EX-OFFICIO)
Gina has recently been announced as the new Principal at St George College. Gina has served 13 years at Pulteney Grammar School, teaching Senior Legal Studies and Accounting and providing high quality pastoral care, as Head of Cawthorne-Nicholls. Over the course of her profession, Gina has held many leadership roles at the Senior Secondary Assessment Board of South Australia (SACE) in Legal Studies and Accounting. Gina has also served on the executive committees for the Legal Education Teachers Association of South Australia (LETASA) and Business Education Teachers Association of South Australia (BETA) and worked on Australian Curriculum reference groups with AISSA. Gina is married to Solicitor Theo Kadis and is a mother of two.
Peter Karamoshos – BSc, DEd, MEd
DEPUTY PRINCIPAL & HEAD OF SENIOR CAMPUS (NON-VOTING, EX-OFFICIO)
Peter joined the College in January 2016 after holding previous positions as Assistant Head of Senior School at Pedare Christian College and Head of Middle School & Head of Mathematics at Prince Alfred College (with the latter covering a period of more than 8 years). Peter brings considerable experience in education management through specialist knowledge of the SACE, Australian Curriculum, International Baccalaurerate Middle Years Program, International Baccalaurerate Diploma Program, New South Wales Board of Studies and the HSC. Peter is married with two ‘young adult’ children. He enjoys football and cricket and has enjoyed coaching at various clubs.
Eddie Griffith – MBA, MICM, AFAIM, CPMgr, CFE
BUSINESS MANAGER (NON-VOTING, EX-OFFICIO)
Eddie has over 12 years experience in corporate advisory and brings expertise in operational risk, turnaround and business development. After relocating from the UK with his family in 2011, Eddie assisted a number of Catholic and Independent schools on a consultancy basis. Eddie began working with the College’s finance department in 2013. Since then, Eddie’s role has expanded to include managing operations, finance & administration. In addition to managing the College’s day to day business, Eddie assists the Principal and the Board with the implementation of strategic initiatives.