Lindsay Wasson has been Regional Director, Western Sydney, since the start of the 2005 school year.
He has extensive educational administration and school based experience with the NSW Department of Education and Training. He completed his initial degree and teaching qualifications at the Australian National University and Sydney University. In 1993 he was awarded a Master of Educational Administration from the University of New South Wales.
Lindsay began his teaching career as a Secondary English and History teacher in 1971 and, for many years, has held a range of senior positions in NSW including, Inspector of Schools, Cluster Director, Director of Schools, Director of Curriculum, District Superintendent, Mount Druitt and Acting Assistant Director General, Secondary. Prior to this appointment, he was Regional Director, New England.
Lindsay has played an active role in shaping educational directions for schools and students in NSW with major responsibility for the State Literacy and Numeracy Strategy, HSC Online and Gifted and Talented education.
He has had a leading role in state and national education initiatives including Community Solutions Mount Druitt, National Asian Languages and Studies in Australian Schools (NALSAS) strategy and Civics and Citizenship education.