Chief Executive Officer and Executive Director
Term of office
Appointed as CEO on 13 August 2014. Appointed to the Board on 7 June 2018.
Skills and experience
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 across Australia and New Zealand, Scott was appointed CEO of Viva Energy Australia in August 2014 and has led the company through private ownership and subsequent listing on the ASX in 2018. Scott is a director of Viva Energy Australia (since 2018), is a director of the Australian Institute of Petroleum (since January 2020), and is a former Board member of Viva Energy REIT (now Waypoint REIT) (2016 to 2019).
In May 2023, Viva Energy acquired the Coles Express fuel and convenience business, which created the largest single branded Australian fuel and convenience network under a single retail operator. This acquisition has brought an additional 6,000 team members to the business, making a total of around 8,000 employees across the country.
Scott holds a Bachelor of Commerce and Administration from Victories University of Wellington, and lives in Melbourne where Viva Energy's head office is located.
Board Committee memberships
- Member of the Strategy and Investment Committee