Executive Team


Scott Wyatt
Chief Executive Officer

  • Scott Wyatt has more than 30 years’ experience in the oil and gas sector and has held various leadership roles within Viva Energy’s downstream oil and gas business (formerly Shell) including strategy, marketing (consumer and commercial) and supply and distribution.
  • After a long career with Shell in New Zealand, Australia and Singapore, Scott moved permanently to Australia in 2006 as Distribution Manager (Australia and New Zealand) and in 2009 was appointed General Manager of Supply and Distribution Australia. In July 2013, Scott was appointed Vice President Downstream Australia, responsible for the downstream businesses in Australia.
  • Scott is also a Non-Independent Non-Executive Director of Viva Energy REIT.

Jevan Bouzo
Chief Financial Officer

  • Prior to joining Viva Energy in April 2015 Jevan Bouzo worked at Ernst & Young in assurance and business services, where he led assurance and business improvement projects for clients in the energy and retail sectors as well as a number of ASX-listed companies. Since joining Viva Energy, Jevan has overseen corporate finance, business finance and credit, treasury and a number of strategic projects culminating in his appointment as Chief Financial Officer.
  • Jevan is a Chartered Accountant and has a degree in Bachelor of Commerce majoring in Accounting and Finance.

Lachlan Pfeiffer
General Counsel and Company Secretary

  • Prior to joining Viva Energy in October 2014, Lachlan Pfeiffer worked as a corporate lawyer for Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher and Flom (UK) LLP, based in London for seven years. Lachlan started his career in Melbourne working for Norton Rose Fulbright (Australia).
  • Lachlan is a legal practitioner and holds a Bachelor of Commerce and a Bachelor of Laws. He is also a member of the Australian Institute of Company Directors.
  • Lachlan is also a Non-Independent Non-Executive Director of Viva Energy REIT.

Daniel Ridgway
Chief Operating Officer

  • Daniel Ridgway has more than 20 years’ experience in the oil and gas industry, starting his career as a petroleum engineer in Shell’s upstream exploration business in the North Sea for five years, based in Aberdeen.
  • Daniel moved into Viva Energy’s downstream oil and gas business (formerly Shell) in 2003 when returning to Australia, and has since worked in many areas of the business including pricing, wholesale sales, fuels strategy, Shell Card, bitumen, chemicals and lubricants.
  • Most recently, Daniel was General Manager, Retail and prior to that held the role of General Manager for Commercial and Supply Chain at Viva Energy.

Megan Foster
General Manager, Retail

  • Megan Foster has over 25 years’ experience in retail across FMCG, Grocery, Specialty, Food, and general Retail. Having recently joined Viva Energy in January 2019, she brings with her extensive senior executive experience across Marketing and Brand, Digital, Sales, Property and Development, Operations, Merchandise and M&A.
  • Prior to joining Viva Energy, she led the Retail division for QIC, responsible for the retail product strategy across Australia and their 22 Australian assets. Previously she has held general management positions with Myer and Sass and Bide after an earlier career with Woolworths and Unilever, and running a highly successful retail consultancy.

Denis Urtizberea
General Manager, Commercial

  • Denis Urtizberea joined Viva Energy Australia late 2015, bringing 25 years of experience in the oil and gas industry. He developed a passion for customer centricity through a number of diverse sales and marketing leadership positions, primarily in the business to business arena.
  • Starting his career in a small subsidiary of Total, moving then to BP/Castrol Group before joining Puma Energy and finally Vivo Energy and Viva Energy Australia, Denis has had the opportunity to build a strong international culture through negotiating deals in more than 100 countries across the globe.

Thys Heyns
General Manager, Geelong Refinery

  • Thys Heyns has almost 32 years’ experience in the oil and gas industry, including being Refinery General Manager for BP’s refineries in Kwinana, Western Australia and Rotterdam, The Netherlands.
  • Thys has a Bachelor of Commerce in Accounting and Economics as well as a Master of Business Administration.

Jodie Haydon
General Manager, People and Culture

  • Jodie Haydon has worked across all parts of the downstream business in various Human Resources roles and has been part of many projects changing and shaping the business during her 20+ years with Shell and Viva Energy.
  • Jodie started her career in IT and project management roles before moving into human resources. She worked in London, with European responsibilities for IT consulting before moving back to Australia to lead the Downstream HR function.
  • Jodie has a Bachelor of Economics and postgraduate in Japanese from Monash University.