Board of Directors

Export Council of Australia Board of Directors

The Export Council of Australia’s Board of Directors are appointed by members of the Export Council of Australia.  The Board of the Export Council undertakes to accept the full fiduciary responsibilities for the business, including finance, regulation and governance.

Dianne Tipping


Dianne has a long and varied career in international trade promotion and facilitation. Dianne Tipping is the founder and Managing Director of Excon International Pty Ltd. an Export Management Consultancy business that focuses on the management of Exports and International Projects on behalf of Australian Exporters throughout the world.

Andrew Hudson


Andrew is a Partner in the Litigation team at Rigby Cooke Lawyers in Melbourne, specialising in International Trade & Customs. Andrew is a regular presenter at industry forums on legal and trade developments and media commentator on such legal and trade developments.

Philip Marley


Philip Marley is the Commercial and Legal Group Manager for Codan Limited. His responsibilities include overseeing contractual and legal matters, monitoring export controls and managing regulatory compliance and government affairs.

William Hutchinson


William Hutchinson is Executive Chairman of Sydney, Australia based aerospace & defence technology group Thomas Electronics of Australia. Thomas Electronics is a diversified supplier of display technology and electronic systems solutions for global aerospace, defence and commercial markets.

Dalene Wray


Dalene has a proven track record in contributing to strategic change, stakeholder engagement, a high performance organisational culture, and delivering policy, advocacy and governance excellence.

Dalene is a recognised and highly skilled communicator with the experience to engage effectively at all levels and sectors. She is adaptable, flexible, resilient and dynamic with a strong drive to succeed.

Board of Directors