ACER is governed by the members of ACER Council who also are appointed as members of the Board of Directors.

Tony Cook PSM
Tony Cook PSM

DipT Mt Gravatt CAE, BEd QUT

Associate Secretary, Early Childhood, Schools and Youth Australian Government, Department of Education and Training

Robyn Baker ONZM (Deputy Chair)
Robyn Baker ONZM (Deputy Chair)

BSc (University of Otago), MEd (University of Victoria, Wellington NZ), DipT (Christchurch College of Education)

Education Consultant

 Dr Jim Watterston
Dr Brian Croke

BA(Hons), DipEd, DPhil Oxford, Fellow, HonDLitt Macquarie

Executive Director
Catholic Education Commission,
New South Wales

Anthony Mackay AM (Chair)
Anthony Mackay AM (Chair)

BEc, BEd Monash, MA(Ed) London, FACE, FACEL, FIPAAV, FRSA

Chief Executive Officer
Centre for Strategic Education (CSE)

Professor Geoff Masters AO
Professor Geoff Masters AO

BSc, MEd WA, PhD Chicago, FACE, FACEL

Chief Executive Officer
ACER

Emeritus Professor Paige Porter
Emeritus Professor Paige Porter

BA Missouri, MA PhD Stanford, FACE

Emeritus Professor
University of Western Australia

Dan Edwards
Dr Daniel Edwards

BA(Hons), PhD Monash

Research Director
ACER

Sandra Milligan
Sandra Milligan

BEd (Hons), BSc, MEd University of Western Australia, PhD University of Melbourne, FAICD

Managing Director
Carnival Learning Pty Ltd

Prue Anderson
Dr Jim Watterston

EdD, MEd, PGDipEdAdmin, BEd, DipTech, FACEL

Director-General,
Queensland Government, Department of Education and Training

Bill Louden AM
Emeritus Professor Bill Louden AM

BA W.Aust., DipEd WA Secondary TC, Bed Med Murd., PhD Tor., FACE

Emeritus Professor
University of Western Australia