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 relocated 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, he was appointed Vice President Downstream Australia, responsible for the downstream businesses in Australia. Scott was appointed as CEO in August 2014.

Jevan Bouzo
Chief Financial Officer

  • Prior to joining Viva Energy, 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.

Thys Heyns
Chief Operating Officer

  • Thys Heyns has more than 30 years' experience in the oil and gas industry. Prior to joining Viva Energy in February 2015, Thys was with BP for 28 years in an international career across four continents that covered Supply Chain, Oil Trading and Refining.
  • Thys is an experienced Refining executive with his most recent roles including General Manager of the 400kb/d BP Rotterdam Refinery and the 140kb/d BP Kwinana Refinery in Western Australia. Prior to that, Thys was the Commercial General Manager for BP's global refining portfolio.
  • Thys' academic qualifications include a Bachelor of Commerce (Hons) in Accounting and Economics as well as a Master in Business Administration. In addition, he has attended executive education programs at Stanford University, Cambridge University and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT). He has held leadership roles in various industry associations and is currently a Director of the Geelong Manufacturing Council.
Amanda Fleming

Amanda Fleming
Chief People and Technology Officer

  • Amanda Fleming was appointed Chief People and Technology Officer in October 2019, with over 20 years of experience across Retail, Fast Food and FMCG leading business wide transformations, as well as Human Resources, Merchandise, Operations and Commercial functions.
  • Prior to Viva Energy, Amanda was the Chief Transformation Officer (CTO) and Managing Director, Commercial, for Super Retail Group, the owners of Super Cheap Auto, rebel, Boating, Camping, Fishing (BCF) and MacPac. Previously Amanda has held executive roles including Director of Human Resources for Coles Group in the Wesfarmers organisation, Chief Operations Officer and Chief People Officer for Pizza Hut USA, and Human Resources Director for Mars in Australia (where she also served as European Organisational Development Manager for Mars in the UK and Europe).
  • Amanda has a Masters of Organisational Change from Hult International Business School and a Bachelor of Business from Deakin University.
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Dale Cooper
Executive General Manager, Refining

Dale Cooper has over 30 years’ experience in the oil & gas, refining and transportation industries. Dale spent over 20 years with Irving Oil in Canada where he has held refining and commercial roles, most recently as General Manager of the 320 kb/d Saint John Refinery. Prior to this, Dale held roles as General Manager, Mid-Continent Crude and leadership roles in Rail Logistics, Supply Chain Operations, Refinery Operations and Project Management. Prior to joining Irving Oil, Dale held operational and engineering roles with Saudi Aramco and Esso Petroleum Canada.

Dale holds a Bachelor of Science, Chemical Engineering from the University of New Brunswick and a Masters of Business Administration from the University of New Brunswick. He has attended executive education programs at Harvard Business School, Queen's University and Babson College.


Megan Foster
Executive 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.

Lachlan Pfeiffer
EGM Legal and External Affairs

  • 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.

Denis Urtizberea
Executive 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.