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Peter Wilson is the current WFPMA President, and Chairman of the Australian Human Resource Institute Limited; and the Australian Network on Disability Limited and also is the immediate past Chairman of Yarra Valley Water for nine years to 2015, and also of Vision Super (2013-14).

He is non-executive director of the Vincent Fairfax Ethics in Leadership Foundation, Vison Super, and also now chairs it’s Audit Risk & Compliance Committee, the Victorian Teachers Mutual Bank and the Secretary-General of the World Federation of People Management Associations (WFPMA), based in Washington DC, and World President-elect as from October this year.  The WFPMA is the peak world body for the human resources profession across 95 countries.

Peter is also a Member of the Advisory Council for the Harvard Business Review, an Adjunct Professor in Management at the Monash Business School, Monash University, Melbourne, and a member of the Society of Human Resources Management’s Global HR Thought Leaders since 2010. He delivered the 2014 Kingsley Laffer Oration at Sydney University.

He completed a research fellowship role under our Prime Minister’s ‘Australia – China Climate Change Partnership’. Peter was also Program Director for the Business Council of Australia’s Mentoring program for senior executive women.  He authored the AHRI White Paper entitled people@work/2020, and the book Make Mentoring Work (Major Street Publishing) in 2012, with the second released in May 2015.

Prior to 2005, Peter held group executive roles at ANZ Bank, Amcor Limited, and as CEO of Energy 21.

He has held non-executive director appointments on Boards of Dalgety Farmers, Kimberly Clark, Melbourne Tigers Basketball Club, the World Basketball Championships, and the Commonwealth Safety Rehabilitation and Compensation Commission as Chairman.

Peter Wilson was made a Member of the Order of Australia in 2005 for services to workplace relations and safety, and community service, and was awarded a Centenary Medal in 2004.

Peter lives in Melbourne, and has two adult children who are somewhere nearby most of the time.