Organisational structure

Board of directors

AHRI is governed by a Board of Directors, which is vested with the overall responsibility of governance of AHRI Limited and executes this responsibility independently, in the best interests of the company.

Functions of the board

  • Set strategies, goals and objectives in conjunction with management, as part of an institutionalised strategic planning process

  • Appoint the CEO, approve appointment of the National President; and manage their performance

  • Approve operational and capital budgets; and, monitor organisational performance

  • Ensure existence of and approve an appropriate framework of operations, risk and compliance policies; and, exercise related controls

  • Network on behalf of the organisation to assist in achieving organisational goals

  • Communicate with stakeholders, particularly with members, as necessary

Members of the AHRI Limited Board

National President and Chairman of Board

Peter Wilson is Chairman of the Australian Human Resource Institute Limited, CPA Australia Ltd, the Australian Network on Disability Limited. 

He is immediate past Chairman of Yarra Valley Water, of Vision Super, and the Immediate past President of the World Federation of People Management Associations (WFPMA). 

Peter is currently a non-executive director of Vision Super.


He led the Business Council’s program to mentor senior executive women, and is Adjunct Professor in Management at the Monash Business School in Melbourne. He is also Chairman of the Advisory Council of the Victorian Institute of Strategic Economic Studies at Victoria University, and an accredited PhD Supervisor at the Latrobe Business School, Latrobe University.  He authored the book “Make Mentoring Work” in 2012 & 2015, and delivered the 2014 Kingsley Laffer Oration at Sydney University, and the inaugural Prescott Family Oration at Monash University in 2016.


Peter held senior executive appointments at ANZ, Amcor and the Federal Treasury, CEO of the Energy 21 Group, and also a range of senior board directorships. 

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