Non-Executive Directors 2018

Non-Executive Directors 2018

29th May 2018

Forest and Wood Products Australia Limited (FWPA) is seeking to appoint at least three Non-Executive Directors to its skills-based Board. FWPA is an unlisted public company (limited by guarantee) that provides national, integrated promotion, research and development services for the Australian forest and wood products industry.

FWPA is committed to supporting the industry to be collaborative, innovative, sustainable and competitive.  Company members are wood processors, forest growers, and importers of wood products.  As a rural research and development corporation, the Company also receives matching funds from the Commonwealth Government for its R&D activities.

An independent Director Selection Committee established under the Company’s Constitution will consider proposals for candidates, and recommend to the FWPA Board persons for nomination for appointment as a Director.  The Committee is required to ensure that candidates will result in a balanced, skills-based Board. 

At least one of the successful candidates must meet the criteria of being a non-member director (i.e., not be an employee or director of an FWPA member company).

Information about FWPA and the process for appointing Directors is set out in FWPA's Constitution, available from the company’s website at

Expressions of interest in the Director positions can be made to the following by 5.00pm on Friday, 22nd June 2018. Please forward your expression of interest including a covering letter outlining your interest in this position and a short summary of the areas you believe you can add most value to the FWPA Board to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Innovation and collaboration lie at the core of FWPA’s mission and this can be best achieved through a diversity of backgrounds and thinking styles that builds respect, promotes inclusiveness and diversity.

For more information, please contact Lesley Austin, Flame Associates, (0410) 551 503

About Us

Forest and Wood Products Australia Limited (FWPA), a not-for-profit company, is the forestry and wood industry’s service provider, investing in research and development, and providing research results to the forest and wood products industry in Australia. FWPA aims to improve the competitiveness and sustainability of the Australian forest and wood products industry through innovation, and investment in effective and relevant R&D.

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Forest and Wood Products Australia
Level 11, 10-16 Queen Street
Melbourne VIC 3000 Australia

Phone: +61 3 9927 3200
Fax: +61 3 9927 3288

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