Tony Arnel joins the FWPA Board

Tony Arnel joins the FWPA Board

FWPA are pleased to announce that Tony Arnel, former Chairman of the World Green Building Council, has been elected to the Board at the company’s Annual General Meeting (AGM) held in Launceston, Tasmania. Craig Taylor, Tony Arnel’s predecessor, has been acknowledged and congratulated at the AGM for his insights and contributions during his tenure.

Candidates to the FWPA Board are selected by an arms-length director selection committee, which includes representatives from four national associations; the candidates are then voted on by the company members at the Annual General Meeting.

“The nomination of Mr Arnel and subsequent election by the members is a testimony to the calibre of director candidates attracted to the company,” explained Mr John Simon, FWPA Chairman

Tony Arnel is the Global Director of Sustainability at Norman Disney & Young (NDY) and works across the worldwide network of NDY offices in six countries. He is the company’s key strategist for sustainability. Tony Arnel has a long history with the Green Building Council of Australia, having been one of the founding directors and the chairman, between 2007 and 2012. During this time, he was also chair of the World Green Building Council (2008 – 2011). He is now a Life Fellow of the Green Building Council of Australia.

Tony’s current board involvement includes the Energy Efficiency Council (President), Deakin University School of Engineering (Deputy Chair) and the Sustainable Melbourne Fund. 

Presentation-to-AGM-261016.pdf

 

Our acknowledgment

In the spirit of reconciliation, Forest & Wood Products Australia acknowledges the Traditional Custodians of Country throughout Australia, and we acknowledge their connection to the land and their custodianship of Country and forests. We pay our respect to Elders past and present and extend that respect to all Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples.

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