The Australian Wool Education Trust is administered by 5 Trustees, 2 appointed by the Australian Wool Testing Authority Ltd (AWTA Ltd), 2 appointed by Australian Wool Innovation Ltd (AWI) and since September 2019 by Wool Industries Australia Inc (WIA), formerly 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, WIA and/or AWI.

The current Trustees are:

Appointer Trustee Details
AWTA Ltd
  • Mr Michael Jackson : (Chairman of Trustees)
    Managing Director, AWTA Ltd.
    Director of New Zealand Wool Testing Authority Ltd and JinAo Testing Company Ltd.
  • Mr Peter Sommerville : (Secretary of Trustees)
    Principal, PJS Services Pty Ltd.
    Formerly Corporate Development Manager, AWTA Ltd, now retired.
WIA Inc
  • Ms Brenda McGahan:
    Non Executive Director
AWI Ltd
  • Dr Cameron Archer AM PSM:
    Chairman, Primary Industries Education Foundation.
    Formerly Principal, Tocal Agricultural Centre, now retired
  • Dr Jane Littlejohn:
    Director Dawson Agri-Enterprises.
    Formerly, General Manager Research, Australian Wool Innovation Ltd, now retired.