Jack Stephens

Jack Stephens BMusHon(Syd) BA(Syd) BCom(Syd) AmusADist(AMEB) is the Director of Music at St Paul’s College. Jack is responsible for facilitating and developing the musical life of the College, this include directing the Choir of St Paul’s College, composed of 32 students that sing Evensong each week, as well as regular performance within professional engagements. Jack also works with students in the intercollegiate Palladian competition alongside regular performances and musical events throughout the year in the College.

The Choir of St Paul’s College has been regarded for its “faultless performances” and “exquisite musical beauty” (CanberraCityNews 2023), and next year will tour as the resident choir of Westminster Abbey, St Paul’s Cathedral London, Canterbury Cathedral and York Minster.

Jack has been a soloist with the Choir of Christ Church St Laurence, Bach Akademie Australia, Victoria Chorale, and was an Associate Artist with the Song Company. He is currently studying for his doctorate looking at the staging of Bach’s Passions. Jack has worked extensively with David Hill, John Rutter, Barry Rose, Noël Tredinnick, and Thomas Ospital, and broadcast on the BBC and ABC.

Jack performs regularly as a soloist at the Albury Chamber Music Festival, Canberra International Music Festival, and the Four Winds Festival Bermagui. Recently Jack conducted Purcell’s Dido and Aeneas featuring Sally-Anne Russell, Andrew Goodwin and Celeste Lazarenko, and directed Purcell’s King Arthur with Peter Cousens. Jack regularly gives the pre-concert talks for the Australian Chamber Orchestra, and is supported as a scholar of the Australian Elizabethan Theatre Trust.

In addition to performing as a singer, Jack also plays the French Horn, and in 2014 was named the Suffolk UK Wind Champion. In 2018, Jack was a concerto soloist alongside Robert Johnson (Principal Horn of the Sydney Symphony Orchestra) in Schumann’s Konzertstück (Concerto for Four Horns) and in 2018 was the winner of the Ryde Multi-Instrumentalist Eisteddfod. In 2017, Jack was featured on NBC and Channel 9’s True Story with Hamish and Andy involving tales of musical tragedy and triumph, where an event in his life was recreated by comedians such as Kitty Flanagan and Ed Kavalee in the episode titled: “Jack’s French Horn” and has been broadcast around the world.

Richard Morgan

Richard Morgan MA GDipMuseumStud(Syd) DipOutdoorRec(AQTF) FRSA MFIA MAICD JP joined the staff in April 2017, within which he is responsible for the administration of the College’s fundraising program and engagement with Paulines of all generations. A Fresher in 1978, Richard has given much of his time to assisting the St Paul’s College Union across various roles since he was an undergraduate. His role since 2023 is Director of Community Engagement with responsibility for alumni and community communications, website, social media, newsletters, events and College history.

Born in Manly and educated at Pittwater House for primary school, Richard boarded at Cranbrook after his family moved to Abercrombie House in Bathurst. Richard holds a BA in Archaeology and Geography at the University of Sydney and a postgraduate Diploma in Museum Studies. Richard has also completed a Sydney MA by research and thesis.

After completing his undergraduate studies, Richard worked alongside Pauline and Fellow of the College, Rev’d Dr Bill Jobling, who was Reader in the Department of Religious Studies. Richard assisted Bill in the field across several seasons of the Aqaba-Ma’an Archaeological and Epigraphic Survey of Southern Jordan, where he put his archaeological learnings to good use.

Upon his return to Australia, Richard took up a post in Newcastle as a museum director, responsible for the creation of the regional museum (a major NSW Bicentennial Project that was opened by HM The Queen in 1988). Richard then led the Sydney Maritime Museum before returning to Pittwater House as an educational administrator in 1991. After thirteen years, Richard was appointed Principal for six years.

Richard then consulted in Sydney and Timor Leste in support of humanitarian and philanthropic programs, as well as an appointment at the Institute of Business Studies in Port Moresby, PNG. After returning to Australia, Richard became the Director of Tourism and Community Development in Forbes, NSW, prior to his appointment at St Paul’s.

Richard has also given continuous national service through the Australian Army Cadets since the age of 19. For over 40 years, Richard’s service has taken the shape of many roles, including the top appointment as National Assistant Commander with the rank of Colonel. His recent transfer to the Australian Navy Cadets now sees him occupying a senior national management role as Director of Business, with the rank of Commander.

Richard is a proud Pauline who loves engaging with members of the Pauline community across all ages and interests. He thrives on assisting them in their journey towards their own personal and professional endeavours. He is enjoying working within the advancement team continuing to influencing the effort to raise much needed philanthropic support for the future of Paul’s.

An organist, Richard takes great delight in playing at the College Chapel on occasions and in the broader church community. Richard was  recognised by the Commonwealth Government for his community, education and defence service with the award of the Centenary of Federation Medal in 2003. He lives in North Sydney with his wife, Alison, who have a son and daughter plus five grandchildren.

Jackie Cox

Jackie Cox BAcct(SCU) FCPA JP commenced with St Paul’s in late 2017 and is the Director of Finance and Operations at St Paul’s College, responsible for its operational, financial and commercial management. She also serves as Secretary to the College Council and is responsible for the Groups and Conferencing business. Jackie is a Fellow Certified Practising Accountant (FCPA), bringing over two decades of experience in the accommodation, hospitality and travel sectors to St Paul’s and is a Justice of the Peace (JP). In her spare time, Jackie is an avid photographer.

Amanda O’Yang

Amanda O’Yang is the warm, smiling face behind the College’s reception, welcoming all undergraduate, postgraduate and senior members into the St Paul’s residential community. Amanda works hard to make all residents feel comfortable in their ‘home away from home’. She embraces the unique college spirit that ensures each resident has the best possible collegiate experience.

Amanda’s career in the Hotel and Tourism industry began when she worked in numerous front office positions, before making a pivot. She has a career spanning over 16 years within the Recruitment and Human Resources field, responsible for supporting Recruitment and Human Resources Directors.

Amanda joined the St Paul’s team in October 2018, working alongside the administration and operations team. Her passion and commitment fuel an extremely engaged approach to her work, with Amanda driven to create a supportive community that allows St Paul’s residents to thrive as young, independent adults.

Amanda lives with her husband and two young daughters, as well as their recently adopted puppy.

Brad Skone

Brad Skone is a cabinet maker by trade, and Brad was a part of the St Paul’s College maintenance team for over a decade, making his promotion to Facilities Manager a seamless transition. Brad enjoys meeting a variety of characters and personality types as he works across the St Paul’s campus. Every day poses a new challenge, with two days rarely the same as each other. A keen sportsman in his day, Brad is passionate about the sporting aspects of College life, and is a proud supporter of the Canberra Raiders.

Cameron Blake

Cameron Blake joined St Paul’s in 2019, helping to develop the food and service offerings across campus. Having previously headed up catering for the Corporate Suites at the iconic Melbourne Cricket Ground, as well as overseeing restaurant operations at Sydney’s Taronga Zoo, Cameron brings a wealth of extensive leadership and mentoring experience within the hospitality industry.

In Cameron’s spare time, he can be found enjoying various food and wine offerings, as well as following his beloved AFL team, the Melbourne Demons.

Roberto Sgroi

Roberto Sgroi began his career in hospitality in 2000, working in numerous iconic restaurants and hotels across Sydney. During his time at the Hilton Hotel, Roberto accomplished 4 years as an apprentice, steadily working his way up from this foundation. One of his greatest achievements was working as a junior sous alongside celebrity chef Sean Connolly at Astral Star City, an award-winning one-hatted restaurant. It was here where Roberto gained most of his knowledge of and respect for food.

Roberto also enjoys a great love of boxing and rugby league when he’s not in the kitchen.

Sarah Siegloff

Sarah Siegloff is the Manager of Major Gifts. Sarah joined the St Paul’s College Community Advancement Team in 2023, working with Richard Morgan and Julie Lam, to engage with the St Paul’s College community and support its goals into the future. Sarah is focused on major gifts and planned giving.

After initially working in banking Sarah spent many years living overseas with her husband and two children. It was while living in the Netherlands that she first started working in schools in various community leadership roles and realised her admiration of and enthusiasm for supporting outstanding educational institutions. Most recently she was the Vice President of the Ascham Parents’ Association, where her two daughters attended. This involved collaborating with a variety of stakeholders on events, projects and fundraising.

Sarah has been impressed by the generous welcome she has received from everyone in the St Paul’s Community. She thoroughly enjoys interacting with all the students, staff, parents, alumni and friends of the college, and looks forward to making a significant contribution to the college as part of an outstanding team.