Warrane is staffed mainly by old boys of the College dedicated to maintaining Warrane’s strong traditions of friendship and service. Among the responsibilities of staff members are the day-to-day management and pastoral care of the College.
Master: Prof Gerald B Fogarty
BSc (UNSW) MBBS (Hons) (UNSW) PhD (UTS) FRANZCR (FRO)
Professor Gerald Fogarty is the fourth Master of Warrane College and was appointed in February 2012. He provides overall leadership to the College. He is responsible for the College’s relations with the wider community, the university, other colleges and old boys.
Gerald first experienced life at Warrane when he joined the College as an undergraduate student. Some time later he was appointed Tutor and subsequently Deputy Master (a role he performed for several years).
He is currently Director of Radiation Oncology at St Vincent’s Hospital, Sydney. Gerald is also on staff at the Sydney Mater Hospital, Melanoma Institute of Australia, the Skin and Cancer Foundation, and Macquarie University Hospital.
Gerald is a Professor at the University of Technology, Sydney, a Clinical Associate Professor at The University of Sydney, and Clinical Adjunct Professor at the University of Notre Dame, Sydney.
He has over 60 publications, 30 being first-author, and is the principal investigator of an International Phase III Trial in radiotherapy in melanoma.
Dean: Mr Arthur Escamilla
BCom (UNSW) LLB (Hons) (Melb) MAICD
Arthur Escamilla became Dean of Warrane College in 2009. He oversees the strategic planning and operations of the College. In addition, he works with the Assistant Deans and Tutors in the implementation of policies relating to the development and welfare of all residents.
He is a member of the board of several charities, including Education Development Association (which owns Warrane College), and Education Sponsorship Trust (based in New Zealand). Arthur is a Member of the Australian Institute of Company Directors.
Previously, Arthur worked at the law firm Blake Dawson (now Ashurst) both in Sydney and Melbourne.
He did his undergraduate studies in Commerce (Finance) at UNSW and completed a Bachelor of Laws at the University of Melbourne.
Arthur enjoys extended meals with residents, exercise and the beach.
Assistant Dean: Mr James Tudehope
James Tudehope is in his first year as Assistant Dean of Warrane. James completed his undergraduate studies in history and government and is now completing a Master of Management.
As with Blaise, James oversees the internal operations of the college. James is also a tutor and looks after the administrative staff.
Bursar: Mr Phillip Pragasam
MMgt (Macquarie) CA (Sri Lanka)
Phillip Pragasam qualified as a Chartered Accountant in 1975 and has worked as an auditor, Corporate accountant and General Manager in Sri Lanka, The United Kingdom and Australia.
He arrived in Australia in 1984 and while working as a General Manager Finance and Administration at Dai-Ichi Kanyo Australia Ltd, Merchant Bankers, completed a Masters Degree in Management from Macquarie University.
Retiring from full time work in the corporate world, Phillip took up the role of Bursar of Warrane College in June 2013.
Chaplain: Rev Dr Matthew A Bloomer BA (UCBerkeley) PhD (MIT) BTh SThD (PUSC)
Assistant Chaplain: Rev Edward H Barry BA (Boston) BTh SThD (PUSC)
Admissions Officer: Mr Willy Gonzales
Publications: Ms Tamara El-Rahi
Reception: Mr Max Brown
Maintenance: Mr Noe Granada
The Master, Dean, Assistant Deans and Chaplains live in the College.