The Board of AWEX is made up of the following positions:

  • 1 Independent Chairperson appointed by Directors;
  • 1 Director elected by Large Broker Members;
  • 1 Director elected by Small Broker Members;
  • 1 Director elected by Exporter & Processor Members (holding 3 votes);
  • 1 Director elected by Private Treaty Merchant Members;
  • 1 Director elected by Grower Members; and
  • 1 Director appointed by Directors and ratified by WoolProducers. 

Underpinning the operations of the AWEX Board are a number of Committees that provide advice to the Board and Management of AWEX.

Current Board Members are:

Andreas Clark

Board Chair

Director, CCW Cooperative Ltd;
Director, Bremerton Vintners Pty Ltd;
Director, Australian Dairy Farmers;
Chair, Hampstead Health Pty Ltd;
Board Member, Operations Finders Inc;
Board Member, Pembroke School Inc;
Director, Plenary Health Finance Co Pty Ltd;
Consultant, KPMG.


Peter King


Wool Trader, Australian Merino Exports Pty Ltd.

Martin Moses


Managing Director, B A Moses & Son Pty Ltd;
Director, Pinefarm Pty Ltd;
Director, Bluechip Livestock;
Director, Yennora Wool Brokers;
Director/Secretary, The Pinacles (Temora) Pty Ltd;
Director, Inland Woolbrokers Association.

Geoffrey Beath OAM


Managing Partner, Bryton Wool;
Executive Commitee, Private Treaty Wool Merchants of Australia.

Jonathon White


Executive, Nutrien Ag Solutions;
Director, Auctions Plus;
Principal, White Ag.

Steven Harrison


President, Wool Producers Australia Ltd;
Board Member, Sheep Sustainability Framework;
Board Member, AWTA;
Board Member, SIHWT (Sheep Industry Health Welfare Trust).


Alternate Board Members are:

Josh Lamb

Alternate Director for Peter King

Managing Director, Endeavour Wool Exports P/L;
President, Australian Council of Wool Exporters and Processors.

Gordon Litchfield

Alternate Director for Martin Moses

Director, Gordon Litchfield Wool Pty Ltd.

John Sugars

Alternate Director for Geoffrey Beath

Director, AR Rhodes Co. (Wool) Pty Ltd.

Simon Riddell

Alternate Director for Steven Harrison

Vice President, Wool Producers Australia Ltd;
Independent Director, Wool Producers Australia Ltd.

John Colley

Alternate Director for Jonathon White

Director, AWN Food and Fibre Pty Ltd;
Director, AWN Rural Pty Ltd;
Director, Australian Pastoral Investments Pty Ltd;
Director, Dyson Jones Pty Ltd;
Director, AWN (WA) Pty Ltd;
Director, AWTA Ltd;
Director, Jemina Pty Ltd;
Director, Colley Pty Ltd;
Director, Arlia Pty Ltd.