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Organisational structure

Council of State Presidents


The Council of State Presidents (CSP) represents all AHRI members and is charged with ensuring that the strategic interests of the HR profession are collectively voiced and addressed. The CSP consists of the AHRI National President, as its Chair, and the eight elected state presidents for each Australian State and Territory, to represent AHRI's membership.

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Members of the Council of State Presidents


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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