Dr Mark Merry has wide teaching and leadership experience in schools in Victoria and Tasmania. He is currently Principal of Yarra Valley Grammar.
Mark was educated at Whitefriars College, Donvale, and began his teaching career in 1985. He taught History and Legal Studies and has lectured in Educational Psychology and Classroom Management at the University of Tasmania. He holds a Bachelor of Education degree from Victoria College, a Masters in Educational Studies from Monash University and a Doctorate in Education from Latrobe University.
Mark spent nine years as Deputy Principal in two schools before becoming Principal of Marcellin College in 2001 and Principal of Yarra Valley Grammar in 2009.
Mark is the National Chair of the Association of Heads of Independent Schools of Australia (AHISA).