QRC Team

Chairman

QRC is privately owned and operated by education experts. Together, our Directors have more than 40 years experience in public tertiary education in New Zealand. Meet our Chairman, a former Chancellor of the University of Otago and our Founder, an Emeritus Associate and experienced education executive in New Zealand.

Sir Eion Edgar DCNZM, Chairman

Eion Edgar, Chairman of Queenstown Resort CollegeA former Chancellor of the University of Otago, Sir Eion Edgar is known throughout New Zealand for his outstanding contributions to New Zealand education, business, arts and sport. Eion has served as Chancellor of the University of Otago in Dunedin and has been closely associated with this University for 23 years. Eion is Chairman of Forsyth Barr Group Ltd, New Zealand's largest locally owned sharebroking firm. His deep involvement with sport includes the Presidency of New Zealand Soccer Incorporated and the Presidency of the New Zealand Olympic Committee.

Named New Zealander of the Year in 2004
In 1996 Eion received the Companion of New Zealand Order of Merit and in 2003 he was awarded the Distinguished Companion of New Zealand Order of Merit. He holds numerous directorships and was recognised as the National Business Review's "New Zealander of the Year" in February 2004. Eion was made an Honorary Doctor of Laws by the University of Otago in 2003 following his service as Chancellor at the University. Eion lives in Queenstown.

The QRC team