Executive Team

Scott-Wyatt

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

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.
  • Jevan is currently a Non-Executive Director of Viva Energy REIT.
Lachlan-Pfeiffer

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.
  • Lachlan is also a Non-Independent Non-Executive Director of Viva Energy REIT.
Daniel-Ridgway

Daniel Ridgway
Chief Operating Officer

  • Daniel Ridgway has more than 20 years’ experience in the oil and gas industry, after starting his career as a petroleum engineer in Shell’s upstream exploration business in the North Sea.
  • Daniel went on to fulfil a diverse range of leadership roles across downstream oil and gas, both in Australia and overseas. 
  • Prior to being appointed to the role of Chief Operating Officer at Viva Energy, Daniel held the role of General Manager, Retail and prior to that General Manager, Supply Chain.
Megan-Foster

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

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

Thys Heyns
General Manager, Geelong Refinery

  • 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.