Roger Hartnett

Consultant Coach


Roger Harnett has had extensive experience in coaching in school settings and has been involved with Growth Coaching since it was introduced to New Zealand. He has been an active participant in Introduction to Leadership Coaching, Coaching Accreditation and Solutions Focused Master class programmes.

Roger is a Director of The Education Group, a leading educational consultancy company based in Auckland, New Zealand. Through this role he is also a partner in Growth Coaching New Zealand.

He had previously had a distinguished career as a school Principal. As well as leading highly successful schools, he has had a number of leadership roles and initiatives in the wider school setting including Principal’s organisations in Auckland. Roger was the recipient of a prestigious Travelling Fellowship Award for six months which gave him the opportunity to explore education systems in a variety of countries. Roger was also presented with a ‘Distinguished Fellow of APPA’ award – the APPA’s highest accolade. He was invited to work as a Leadership and Management Facilitator with the University of Auckland.

Roger brings his practical experience as a director, consultant, Principal and teacher to coaching settings. He strongly supports the notion of ‘coaching as a way of being’. He is currently enrolled in the University of Wisconsin ‘Solution Focused Business Certificate’ programme.