Roger Moses is a well-known leader in education in New Zealand, highly respected as a man of vision, integrity and energy, a gifted academic and teacher, and an excellent communicator. He has been Headmaster of Wellington College, the largest boys’ school in New Zealand’s capital, since 1995. He has an MA (Hons) in English and has enjoyed a distinguished academic and professional career teaching in both single-sex and co-educational schools. In 2001, he received a prestigious Woolf Fisher Fellowship which enabled him to spend three months studying secondary education in the United States, UK and Europe. In 2009 he was awarded the ONZM in the Queen’s Birthday Honours for services to Education and in 2015, he was chosen for Wellingtonian of the Year in Education.
Roger Moses has been on the executive of the Secondary Principals’ Association of New Zealand and is currently Chairman of the Association of Boys’ Schools of New Zealand.
Roger Moses is asked to speak regularly about education. He combines a strong sense of compassion, fair-mindedness and humour with sound traditional values. His personal goals are to blend the strengths of a traditional education with the demands of a rapidly changing world, and to see each individual student reach his/her potential in every area of school life, including academic, cultural, sporting and spiritual.