Independent Non-Executive Director
PhD (Petroleum and Geophysics), BSc (Geophysics) (Hons 1), BSc (Geology), FTSE
Term of office
Appointed to the Board on 18 June 2018.
Skills and experience
Sarah Ryan has over 30 years of international experience in the energy industry, ranging from technical, operational and leadership roles at a number of oil and gas and oilfield services companies, to a decade of experience as a director of equity investments and portfolio manager covering natural resources.
Sarah is a Fellow of the Australian Academy of Technological Sciences and Engineering (ATSE), a Fellow of the Australian Institute of Energy, a Member of the Australian Institute of Company Directors, a Member of Women Corporate Directors and a Member of Chief Executive Women. She serves as a member of ASIC’s Corporate Governance Consultative Panel, as a non-executive director of the Future Battery Industries Cooperative Research Centre, and as Deputy Chair of the ATSE Energy Forum.
Sarah is currently a Non-Executive Director of Woodside Petroleum Limited (since 2012), Aurizon Holdings Limited (since 2019) and MPC Kinetic Pty Ltd (since 2016). She is a former director of Akastor ASA (2014 to 2021), Central Petroleum Limited (2017 to 2018) and Aker Solutions ASA (2010 to 2014).
Board Committee memberships
- Chair of the Audit and Risk Committee
- Member of the Sustainability Committee
- Member of the Investment Committee