Dr Geoffrey Newcombe first commenced as a Director on 1 January 2010 and was reappointed on 2 June 2015.

Dr Geoffrey Newcombe has been Chief Executive of the Association of Independent Schools of NSW Ltd since January 2005, and was previously AIS Director of School Governance and Industrial Relations. Dr Newcombe has extensive school governance and management experience, including as a school head and business manager in a number of independent schools. Dr Newcombe holds a PhD in financial management in schools and has lectured in the Master of Education program at the University of New South Wales.

Since 2013 he has been a Director of the Non-Government Schools Superannuation Fund (NGS Super). He was also a Director of the fund from 1997 to 2005, including a period as chair from 2002 to 2003.

In June 2011 Dr Newcombe was appointed Adjunct Associate Professor in the School of Education at the University of New South Wales. In 2014 he was appointed by the New South Wales Government to the Study NSW International Education Advisory Board.