Non-Executive Director 2019

Non-Executive Director 2019

Forest and Wood Products Australia Limited (FWPA) is seeking to appoint a Non-Executive Director 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 the person for nomination for appointment as a Director.  The Committee is required to ensure that the candidate recommended will result in a balanced, skills-based Board. 

The successful candidate 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 position can be made to the following by 5.00pm on Friday, 5th July 2019. 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


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