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Robert Hill

Independent Non-Executive Director and Chairman
LLB, BA, LLD(Hon), LLM, DPolSc(Hon)

Term of office
Appointed to the Board on 18 June 2018. Formerly an Independent Non-Executive Director of Viva Energy Holding Pty Limited (5 February 2015 to 17 July 2018).

Skills and experience
The Hon. Robert Hill is a former barrister and solicitor who specialised in corporate and taxation law and who now consults in the area of international political risk. He has had extensive experience serving on boards and as chairman of public and private institutions, particularly in the environment and defence sectors.

Robert Hill was previously Australia’s Minister for Defence, Minister for the Environment and Leader of the Government in the Senate during his time as a Senator for South Australia. He served as Australia’s Ambassador and Permanent Representative to the United Nations in New York. Robert is a former Chancellor of the University of Adelaide. In 2012, he was made a Companion of the Order of Australia for services to government and the parliament.

Robert is currently the Chairman of Re Group Pty Limited, Director of North Harbour Clean Energy Pty Ltd, and a former Chairman of the NSW Biodiversity Conservation Trust.

Board Committee memberships
- Chair of the Remuneration and Nomination Committee
- Member of the Sustainability Committee
- Member of the Strategy and Investment Committee

Scott Wyatt

Chief Executive Officer and Executive Director
BCA

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

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Arnoud De Meyer

Independent Non-Executive Director
MSc.E, MSc.BA, PhD Management, Hon Phd

Term of office
Appointed to the Board on 18 June 2018.

Skills and experience
Arnoud De Meyer is a former President of Singapore Management University and was previously a Professor in Management Studies at the University of Cambridge and Director of Judge Business School. Arnoud was also associated with INSEAD as a professor for 23 years, and was the founding Dean of INSEAD’s Asia Campus in Singapore. Currently he is Professor Emeritus at SMU.

Arnoud currently serves on the boards of Banyan Tree Holdings, upGrad Tech Pte Ltd, Singapore Symphonia Company, INSEAD and the Ghent University Global Campus and he is the Chair of Temasek’s Stewardship Asia Centre. He was previously an Independent Director of Dassault Systèmes (2005 to 2019) and served as an independent director for the Department for Business Enterprise and Regulatory Reform (UK) and the Singapore Economic Review Committee. Arnoud also served on the boards of Singapore International Chamber of Commerce and Temasek Management Services.

Board Committee memberships
- Chair of the Strategy and Investment Committee
- Member of the Remuneration and Nomination Committee

Dat Duong

Non-Executive Director
BBA, CFA

Term of office
Appointed to the Board on 7 June 2018. Formerly a Non-Executive Director of Viva Energy Holding Pty Limited (1 January 2017 to 17 July 2018).

Skills and experience
Dat Duong is the Head of Investments for Vitol in Asia Pacific.

Dat joined Vitol in 2010, prior to which he was an Associate Partner at Leopard Capital, an investment fund focused on Asia’s frontier and emerging markets.

Dat has extensive international investment banking experience, including with Merrill Lynch in the Global Energy and Power Investment Banking Group in both Hong Kong and Canada, where he led multiple landmark downstream oil transactions.

Dat commenced his career at Esso Imperial Oil in Canada as a business analyst. He is currently a director of a number of Vitol Group companies, including (among others) VG Mobility (UK) Advisers Limited, Vitol (UK) Advisers Limited and VIP Green Mobility GP Limited.

Board Committee memberships
- Member of the Audit and Risk Committee
- Member of the Strategy and Investment Committee
- Member of the Remuneration and Nomination Committee

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Michael Muller

Non-Executive Director
BA (Econ.Geography)

Term of office
Appointed to the Board on 1 October 2020.

Skills and experience
Mike Muller joined Vitol in 2018 and is currently the Head of Vitol Asia Pte Ltd and a member of the Vitol Group Board of Directors.

Prior to Vitol, Mike was an executive with Shell in the UK, Australia and Singapore. A member of Shell’s Global Trading Leadership since 1999, he coordinated global supply of chemical feedstocks and led various oil trading desks both physical and derivatives. In 2013, Mike was appointed Vice President, Global Crude Oil Trading and Supply. In this role he was a Director of Shell Trading International Ltd, Chairman of Shell Western Supply & Trading Ltd and of Shell Trading Russia BV, and a member of global Trading Risk, Credit and Compliance committees.

Mike is currently a Director of Boustead Petroleum Marketing Sdn. Bhd. (formerly BP Malaysia) and a Director of Arq Limited (UK).

Board Committee memberships
- Member of the Sustainability Committee
- Member of the Strategy and Investment Committee

Sarah Ryan

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 the ASIC Corporate Governance Consultative Panel and the Federal Government’s Maritime Strategic Fleet Taskforce, as Non-Executive Director of the Future Battery Industries Cooperative Research Centre, and is Chair of the ATSE Energy Forum.

Sarah is currently a Non-Executive Director of Aurizon Holdings Limited (since 2019), Future Battery Industries Co-operative Research Centre (since 2020), Transurban Group (since September 2023) and Calix Limited (since January 2024). She is a former Director of Akastor ASA (2014 to 2021), Central Petroleum Limited (2017 to 2018), Aker Solutions ASA (2010 to 2014), MPC Kinetic Pty Ltd (2016 to 2022), Woodside Petroleum Limited (2012 to 2023) and OZ Minerals Limited (2021 - May 2023).

Board Committee memberships
- Chair of the Audit and Risk Committee
- Member of the Sustainability Committee 
- Member of the Strategy and Investment Committee

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Nicola Wakefield Evans

Nicola Wakefield Evans

Independent Non-Executive Director
BJuris/LLB, FAICD

Term of office
Appointed to the Board on 3 August 2021.

Skills and experience
Nicola Wakefield Evans is a highly experienced director with broad ranging commercial, strategy and corporate finance legal experience gained over a 30 year international career, including 20 years as a partner of King & Wood Mallesons. During her time at King & Wood Mallesons, Nicola held a variety of senior management positions with responsibility for development and growth of the international practice and the Hong Kong, China and London offices of King & Wood Mallesons. Nicola’s key areas of industry experience include resources and energy, infrastructure, financial services and technology.

Nicola is currently a Non-Executive Director of two ASX listed companies, Macquarie Group and Lendlease Corporation, and also serves on the board of MetLife Australia.

Nicola is also the Chair of 30% Club Australia, Member of the Takeovers Panel, and member of the boards of the Clean Energy Finance Corporation, the Goodes O’Loughlin Foundation and the University of New South Wales Foundation.

Nicola holds a Bachelor of Jurisprudence and a Bachelor of Laws from the University of New South Wales.

Board Committee memberships
- Chair of the Sustainability Committee
- Member of the Audit and Risk Committee
- Member of the Strategy and Investment Committee