Circle’s Team

We have a team who are committed to build our future together.

Dr Philip SA Cummins

Managing Director – CIRCLE Education Group

Dr Phil Cummins is an educator by trade and conviction, who knows and understands schools and leadership. With 30 years in education as a leader, teacher, author, speaker, and as an Adjunct Associate Professor in Education at the University of Tasmania and Honorary Associate at Alphacrucis College, Phil now consults widely to schools, the tertiary sector, educational organisations, and government about building culture and improving performance with a focus on 21C strategy, governance and leadership. Phil believes that leadership that inspires learning and that promotes outstanding educational outcomes is the key to unlocking improved performance in our schools.

Bradley Adams

Director of Education

Brad Adams is Director of CIRCLE Education, and brings to this role 25 years of experience in university administration, teaching and school leadership in Toronto, Canada, and most recently as a Senior lecturer in Education at the University of Tasmania. He was, until 2014, the Executive Director of the International Boys’ Schools Coalition (IBSC), an association comprising leading independent and state boys’ schools in all regions of the world, and dedicated to best of class practice and collaborative research. He shares CIRCLE’s passion for and commitment to unleashing the leadership potential of teachers and schools to improve student learning.

Our senior staff are supported by a dedicated team of over 25 educational, technology and business professionals who combine their expertise and a passion for education into a unique service for schools and other educational organisations. Our network of educational support providers also enables us to identify a range of providers working in related fields including executive search and recruitment, marcom, market research, and technology solutions. We are experienced at aligning our work with other providers and will typically project manage the provision of such support within larger strategic development projects.


CIRCLE’s main office is located at:

24 Queen St



Find out more about CIRCLE’s consulting and research services, projects, publications, and products through:

P: +61 2 8064 9595