The affairs of the Association are directed by an Executive Committee consisting of the President of the Association, the Vice-President, and six other members, all of whom are elected by the voting members of the Association.

The Executive Committee is the governing body the Association and will operate within the constitution, by-laws, regulations, laws, and other applicable policies to conduct the affairs of the association. Positions and duties of the executive committee are defined in the Associations rules and bylaws.

The Appita Executive Committee comprises members from the corporate sector of the Australian and New Zealand pulp, paper and packaging industry.


Executive Committee Members

Neil Louwrens
President Neil Louwrens
Visy Pulp & Paper Tumut

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Matthew O'Connor
Norline Manager,
Norske Skog, Boyer Mill

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Warren Batchelor
Assoc Professor,
Monash University, BioPRIA

Lauren Beckett
Ms. Lauren Wood
Environment Manager,
Opal Australian Paper

Steve Keyte
Stephen Keyte
Customer Service Manager - Pulp,
Oji Fibre Solutions

Ardi Sastrohartoyo
Ardi Sastrohartoyo
Business System Manager,
Opal Australian Paper

Shiraz Beca
Shiraz Khashim
Process Engineer, 
Wood Beca


Eduardo Manias
Eduardo Manias
Chemical Engineer,