Patrea Walton

Patrea Walton

About Patrea

As an executive coach and mentor Patrea is able to draw upon her experience as a teacher, principal, CEO, Deputy Director-General, and her current contributions to the broader learning community through a number of national boards. With this experience and currency Patrea is able to assist leaders to forwardly think about organisational and personal perspectives, further grow and develop their strategic thinking and planning skills, consider new ways to lift and sustain improvement, and to further excel in their professional life. Throughout her career Patrea has been particularly successful in improving school performance by building strong and effective teams and relationships. The core tenets of Patrea’s coaching are purpose, passion and most important of all – people


  • Executive Coaching

  • Whole School Improvement

  • Systems Thinking

  • Strategic Thinking and Planning Skills

  • Building Capability



  • Bachelor of Education (1985) – University of Southern Queensland (previously Darling Downs Institute of Advanced Education)
  • Diploma of Teaching, Commerce, Secondary (1978) – Queensland University of Technology (previously Kelvin Grove College of Advanced Education)
  • Foundations of Directorship Certificate (2017) – Australian Institute of Company Directors

2005 – Current

Education and Leadership Consultant
Deputy Director-General, State Schools
Chief Executive Officer, Queensland Studies Authority
Assistant Director General
Executive Director, Schools

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