|Sir Alan Westerman|
|Secretary of the Department of Trade|
1 September 1960 – 17 December 1963
|Secretary of the Department of Trade and Industry|
17 December 1963 – 1 February 1971
25 March 1913|
|Died||18 May 2001 88)(aged|
|Spouse(s)||Ruth Claremont (d. 1966)|
University of Tasmania|
University of Melbourne
Sir Wilfred Alan "Alan" Westerman CBE (25 March 1913 – 18 May 2001) was a senior Australian public servant and policymaker.
Life and career
He was appointed Secretary of the Department of Trade in September 1960, becoming Secretary of the Department of Trade and Industry when the new department was established in 1963. His contribution to trade policy occurred at a significant time in Australia's international trading history, as the nation was seeking markets for its ever-increasing industrial products.
Westerman retired from his Secretary role when he was appointed executive chairman of the Australian Industry Development Corporation beginning February 1971.
Awards and honours
- "Lady Westerman dies". The Canberra Times. 23 May 1966. p. 3.
- CP 961: Sir Wilfred Alan WESTERMAN Kt, CBE, National Archives of Australia, retrieved 31 March 2014
- Farquharson, John, Westerman, Sir Wilfred Alan (1913–2001), Australian National University, archived from the original on 2 February 2014
- Vaile, Mark (23 May 2001). "Death of Sir Allen Westerman" (Press release). Archived from the original on 11 February 2014.
- "Secretary named for AIDC". The Canberra Times. 24 September 1970. p. 1.
- Search Australian Honours: WESTERMAN, Wilfred Alan, Australian Government, archived from the original on 31 March 2014
- Search Australian Honours: WESTERMAN, Wilfred Alan, Australian Government, archived from the original on 1 October 2012
- Westerman Street, ACT Government Environment and Sustainable Development Directorate, archived from the original on 27 February 2014
|Secretary of the Department of Trade
1960 – 1963
| Succeeded by|
as Secretary of the Department of Trade and Industry
as Secretary of the Department of Trade
|Secretary of the Department of Trade and Industry
1963 – 1971
| Succeeded by|