About Australian Grape & Wine Inc
Australian Grape & Wine Chairman
Mr Sandy Clark AO, former Chairman of Brown Brothers Group and Mitchelton Wines, was appointed as the Winemakers’ Federation of Australia (WFA) President on 15 November 2016. On 1 February 2019, Mr Clark was elected to be the inaugural Chairman of Australian Grape & Wine Incorporated.
He brings with him an extraordinary wealth of business acumen spanning various sectors. In addition to his involvement with various wine companies, Mr Clark served previously as Chairman of the Aviva Australia Insurance Group; as Deputy Chairman of The Myer Family Company Ltd, of Eastern Energy Ltd, and the Legal Practice Board of Victoria; and as a Director of Select Harvests Ltd and Southern Cross Broadcasting (Australia) Ltd.
Educated both in Australia and the United Kingdom, he received his Bachelor of Commerce (B. Comm) in Melbourne, Australia, and completed a Diploma of Agricultural Economics (Dip.Ag.Econ.) in Reading, England.
Mr Clark is a Fellow at the Australian Institute of Company Directors (FAICD) and is currently a Director at ANZ Wealth, Oasis Fund Management Limited and ANZ Wealth, OnePath Custodians Pty Limited.
Mr Clark is a recipient of the Officer of the Order of Australia (AO), for distinguished service to the wine industry through leadership roles, to finance and business, to the arts, and to charitable initiatives.