Election and appointment of Directors

The Board of the Australian Wine Research Institute

The AWRI’s Constitution provides that there will be not less than five nor more than 11 Directors. Three of those directors are nominated and/or elected by organisations that pay the Wine Grapes Levy and one of those directors is nominated and/or elected by organisations that pay the Grape Research Levy. Levy payer elected directors should, in addition to their other duties and responsibilities, provide an industry perspective to the direction and priorities of AWRI’s RDE&C activities. Up to six appointed directors possessing complementary skills can also be appointed. The only Executive Director is the Managing Director.

Appointed Directors

The AWRI is seeking to appoint two non-executive Directors to it’s Board, including one who has the necessary skills and experience to Chair the Board following the retirement of the long-term incumbent in December 2022.

For application details and to apply please visit the AWRI Careers page. Applications close Wednesday, 20 July 2022.

The position description for the Chair of the Board and the AWRI Board Charter provide additional information about the Chair’s role and the Board’s operation. For any further information about the current Director recruitment, please contact the Company Secretary, Shiralee Dodd, on (08) 8313 6600 or Shiralee.Dodd@awri.com.au

Elected Directors

Nominations for vacant Elected Director positions will open later in 2022. Information regarding vacant positions and the nomination/election process will be provided closer to the opening of nominations.