Luther also chaired the NBCS Sydney Centre for Innovation in Learning (SCIL), which actively promoted excellence in education by providing new learning opportunities for students and future-focused professional development for teachers. Established as the NBCS research and innovation unit, SCIL ran a range of programs and research projects that sought to transform educational thinking and practice both at NBCS and in the wider educational community.
A decorated ex-Naval officer in both the Royal Canadian Navy (RCN) and the Royal Australian Navy (RAN), Luther brings deep involvement in the not-for-profit sector in art and education. Luther has been involved in education and technology from his early work in the RCN and RAN using simulation to teach navigation and war-fighting skills, after attaining a Master of Simulation. He is also a founding director of Artolution, a global NFP that operates around the world in distressed locations to ignite positive social change through collaborative art making and remains part of its Advisory Council. He is also a co-founder and strategic adviser to DICE Kids, an Australian education NFP that focusses on growing a digital, innovative, creative and entrepreneurial generations, and a strategic Board advisor to TokenOne, a global cybersecurity firm.
Luther also holds a BA (Philosophy) from Canada‘s Western University, and an MBA (with Distinction) from UNSW (AGSM), and is an active member of the Australian Institute of Company Directors (AICD).