Greg Theron, Executive Campus Head
Greg Theron, Executive Head and Head of College, Reddam House Waterfall Estate, hails from Gauteng - with a Higher Diploma in Education, a BA Honours and Master of Science - and abiding passions for education, continuous learning, and climate science. Graduating from Wits with a Masters in Climatology, he assumed his first teaching post at St Stithians College, where he initiated and convened the legendary Environmental and Outward-Bound programmes.
He rapidly advanced to Executive Headmaster of Penryn College - where he directed the entire school of over 1000 pupils for well over a decade, together with the Penreach Community Partnership of around 300 000 educators in approximately 1000 schools. He subsequently moved on to become Rector of Michaelhouse, a position of extremely wide-ranging strategic and operational school management responsibilities pertaining to educational policies, spiritual life and moral values, cultural, sporting and other extra mural activities.
After a brief breakaway as General Manager of and Beyond Sandibe Okavango Delta Lodge, Greg assumed the mantle of teacher and then Principal, of Crawford College Lonehill.
A father of three and a grandfather of one, a qualified bird ringer and snake wrangler, Greg is passionate about education, learning, hiking, birding and the great outdoors. He has fulfilled executive positions as Chairperson of the Southern African Heads of Independent Schools Association; ISASA Director; a former Board Member of numerous schools, the Mpumalanga Examinations Board, International Confederation of Principals; the Formal Examinations Committee, Independent Examinations Board and numerous others.
Greg’s quite extraordinary breadth of experience - and the diverse educational leadership and executive management positions he has occupied - made him the ideal candidate for the position as Reddam House Waterfall Executive and College Head. Greg says: “I am fascinated by our world and the new opportunities that present themselves every day. My abiding passion for us all, remains learning.”