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Senior Management Team


Ian Macpherson - Headmaster

Mr Macpherson joined Medbury in January 2018.  He previously held senior leadership roles at some of Australia's most prestigious boys' schools.  Most recently he was Head of Middle School at Brisbane Boys' College. Prior to that he held the positions of Deputy Headmaster - Operations, as well as Head of Middle School, at Anglican Church Grammar School (Churchie) in Brisbane.  Mr Macpherson holds a Masters in Education.



Micah Hocquard - Deputy Headmaster & Director of Boarding

Micah joined the teaching staff at Medbury in 2009, having previously taught for six years at Banks Avenue School. He has a Bachelor of Science, with a double major in Anatomy and Physiology, from Otago University, and a Postgraduate Diploma of Teaching. He has a passion for teaching Science, coaching hockey and working with the Medbury / Rangi Ruru Kapa Haka group - Tama Rangi.




Emma Gunn - Acting Assistant Principal and Junior Team Leader

Emma joined Medbury at the start of 2017 from Swannanoa School, where she had been teaching for five years in both the middle and senior school. She holds a Bachelor of Laws and a Postgraduate Diploma in Teaching (Primary) from the New Zealand Graduate School of Education. Emma has a passion for teaching Mathematics, Social Sciences and using ICT.  


Brian Loughhead - Business Manager

Brian has worked in accounting for over 30 years, predominately in manufacturing businesses.  Brian joined Medbury as the Business Manager in January 2017 and prior to that he was the Finance Manager for a local drainage company. Brian is a member of the Chartered Accountants Australia New Zealand.

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