Our Staff

Our team is passionate about helping fathers and father-figures be the best they can be. As dads, grandads, mums, sons and daughters, they try as much as possible to “walk the walk”, not just “talk the talk”.

Wayne Bradshaw


Wayne Bradshaw originally developed the business plan for The Fathering Project as a business consultant and has subsequently stayed on as CEO.

Colin West

Schools Manager

Colin West is the VIC Schools Manager of The Fathering Project. Since November 2014, Colin has assisted fathers and father figures to form Dads Groups. These important groups make it easy and fun for Dads and their children to be involved in enjoyable and social activities.

Sean Johns

New South Wales Manager

Sean recently joined The Fathering Project to assist in the establishment of the organisation in NSW. Sean sees the crucial role of fathers as a huge opportunity to positively impact our culture and the issues facing our young people today.