The Australian Wool Education Trust is administered by 8 Trustees, 3 appointed by the Australian Wool Testing Authority Ltd (AWTA Ltd), 3 appointed by Australian Wool Innovation Ltd (AWI) and 2 by the Federation of Australian Wool Organisations (FAWO).

The Trust is an independent body, with policy being fully determined by the Trustees, without influence from AWTA Ltd, FAWO and/or AWI.

The current Trustees are:

Appointer Trustee Details
  • Mr G Dickinson:
    Deputy Chairman AWTA Ltd
    Chairman of Rubicon Water Ltd and Mutual Trust Pty Ltd
    Director of Nareen Station Pty Ltd
  • Peter Sommerville : (Secretary of Trustees)
    Principle, PJS Services Pty Ltd, formerly Corporate Development Manager, AWTA Ltd, now retired.
  • Michael Jackson :
    Managing Director, AWTA Ltd
    Director of New Zealand Wool Testing Authority Ltd and JinAo Testing Company Ltd
  • Geoff Fisken:
    Wool Grower and former President and Senior Vice President of WoolProducers
    Executive Committee Member of FAWO.
  • Mr John Lewis:
    Formerly Divisional Manager, AWTA Ltd Product Testing; Managing Director, Macquarie Textiles Group; now retired
  • Cameron Archer AM PSM:
    Chairman, Primary Industries Education Foundation.
    Formerly Principal, Tocal Agricultural Centre, now retired
  • Brian van Rooyen : (Chairman of Trustees)
    Chairman Australian Country Spinners and Former Director of AWI
  • Andrew Vizard:
    Principle Fellow, Faculty of Veterinary & Agricultural Science, Melbourne University