Philip Grutzner, BForSci, Dip Ed, MBA, FACE commenced as Principal of Carey on 12 April, 2010. Victorian born, Philip was educated at Beaumaris North Primary School and Melbourne Grammar School, and is a graduate of the University of Melbourne.

From 1997 until 2004, Philip was Headmaster of Braemar College, Victoria, an ecumenical co-educational and independent school of 800 students. In 2003, he completed a Leadership Course for Principals at the Faculty of Education, Harvard University, USA. From 2005–2010 he was Principal at St Peter’s College, Adelaide.

Since taking up the position as Principal of Carey Baptist Grammar School in April 2010, Philip has overseen the development and launch of a significant new Strategic Direction plan for the School.

Philip is married and has two daughters, both are Old Carey Grammarians.