FWPA | Non-Executive Directors

FWPA | Non-Executive Directors

Forest and Wood Products Australia Limited (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 collaborate with government and industry stakeholders to determine strategy, invest 

in effective and relevant R&D and deliver programs designed to grow the market for forest 

and wood products, increase productivity and profitability across the value chain and ensure 

positive environmental and social outcomes. 

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.  It is a not-for-profit industry services company – sometimes referred to as a rural development company – funded by the Federal Government, member levies and research grants. 

FWPA is seeking to appoint four Non-Executive Directors to its skills-based Board at their upcoming AGM. While the current Board is well balanced, there is interest for individuals with skills in the following areas: 

Research and development.

Downstream experience in the design and construction sector.

Prospective Board members will be able to demonstrate strategic thinking and an understanding of financial statements at a director level. Previous Board experience and/ or AICD qualifications will be considered favourable. 

Information about FWPA and the process for appointing Directors is set out in FWPA's Constitution, and is available from the company’s website at www.fwpa.com.au/. An independent Director Selection Committee 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.  

For more information or to submit your expression of interest that includes 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, please use the links below. Expressions close at 5.00pm on Friday, 23rd July 2021.


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. 

We encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people and people of all cultures, abilities, age and genders. 


Richard Evans

Talent Nation

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