Dr Lee-Anne Perry AM
AM, DUniv, EdD. MEd, BEd (Hons), Dip C.L., FACEL, FACE, MAICD
Non-Executive Director

Dr Lee-Anne Perry AM was appointed to the AITSL Board in March 2022.

Lee-Anne is the Executive Director (CEO) of the Queensland Catholic Education Commission (QCEC). Prior to her commencement in this role, Lee-Anne had a longstanding involvement in school education as a teacher and school leader including over twenty-five years as a principal. 

Lee-Anne has been a member of many state and national associations and committees concerned with school and higher education. Her current roles include Deputy Chair of the National Catholic Education Commission, and membership of the Queensland Curriculum and Assessment Authority Board and the Non-State Schools Accreditation Board. She is an Honorary Professor of the Australian Catholic University.

Lee-Anne was awarded a Member of the Order of Australia in 2004 for significant service to secondary education as a principal, to curriculum development and to professional education associations. In 2017 she was a panellist for the Review to Achieve Educational Excellence in Australian Schools led by David Gonski AC and a member of the STEM Partnership Forum chaired by the Chief Scientist, Professor Alan Finkel AO. Lee-Anne was also a member of the Queensland Premier’s Anti-Cyberbullying Taskforce.

Lee-Anne is a passionate advocate for education from the early years to higher education, including vocational education and is particularly committed to supporting collaboration, partnerships and connections within and between education sectors and systems.