Derek Scott

Principal, Haileybury

Derek Scott is the CEO | Principal of Haileybury, Australia’s largest school and one of the leading academic schools in the country.

Haileybury has more than 4,400 students across four campuses in Melbourne and 600 students at Haileybury Rendall School, Darwin.

Haileybury also operates Haileybury International School, Tianjin (HIST) and has programs in six other cities in China and in Dili, Timor-Leste and Manila, Philippines. Meisha Academy by Haileybury also opened in Guangzhou, Southern China, in September 2018.

Derek is on the Board of the International Education Association of Australia and is on the Federal Government’s Ministerial Advisory Council for International Education. He has been a member of the Australia China-Dialogue led by the Foreign Minister and a member of the India-Australia Education Council. Derek was awarded the 2019 Australian School Principal of the Year at the recent Australian Education Awards.