History of IPWEA

IPWEA through the years...


History of IPWEA

Read about IPWEA's full history


Past Presidents, Secretary/Treasurers and CEOs


Australasian President

Chief Executive Officer
(Executive Director until August 1999)

Mat Greskie (TAS)

2017 - Present Robert Fuller 2015 - Present

Ross Goyne (VIC)

2015 - 2017

Chris Champion

2000 - 2015

Michael Kahler (QLD)

2014 - 2015

Don H Sheffield 1995 - 2000

Paul Di lulio (SA)

2011 - 2014

Keith H Wood 1977 - 1995

John Truman (NSW)

2009 - 2011

Dave Harris (WA)

2007 - 2009

David Abbott (NSW)

2005 - 2007

Warren Roberts (VIC)

2003 - 2005

Ross Moody (WA)

2001 - 2003

Peter Taylor (QLD)

1999 - 2001

Chris Watson (NSW)

1997 - 1999

Peter Way (QLD)

1995 - 1997

Ian C Robins (VIC)

1993 - 1995

D G (Jack) Riddiford (TAS)

1991 - 1993

Gavin Watters (WA)

1989 - 1991

Terry G Gibson (NSW)

1986 - 1989

Derek C Stringfellow (QLD)

1984 - 1986

Arthur R Runge (VIC)

1982 - 1984

J R MacKenzie (VIC)

1981 - 1982

E J (Ted) Hooper (NSW)

1977 - 1980


The IPWEA logo


The triangular symbol in the IPWEA logo was created to represent the three pursuits of the Institute - professionalism, education and technical expertise. It is also symbolic of the Institute's direction - the application of resources and technical knowledge to a future of progress and achievement.