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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 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 Victoria University of Wellington, and lives in Melbourne where Viva Energy's head office is located.

Carolyn Pedic

Chief Financial Officer

Carolyn Pedic brings extensive industry experience, with over 20 years’ experience in finance and risk management roles across energy and mining in Australia, Europe and South America. Previously, Carolyn was Group Financial Controller at BHP and, prior to that, Head of Wholesale Markets Risk at AGL Energy. She has also spent more than 15 years in professional services firms, EY and PwC, focusing on financial advisory and audit services in the energy sector.

Carolyn is a Chartered Accountant and holds a Bachelor of Commerce from The University of Melbourne.

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Jevan Bouzo

Chief Executive Officer, Convenience and Mobility

Since joining the Company in 2015, Jevan has held roles with responsibility for supply chain operations, distribution and logistics, fuel procurement, scheduling, wholesale supply and commercial pricing as well as finance, tax, treasury, group procurement and insurance. Jevan has also delivered complex transactions including the group IPO, establishment of the private business and transformation to publicly listed company as well as the establishment and IPO of Viva Energy REIT (now Waypoint REIT). Prior to joining the Company, Jevan worked at Ernst & Young in assurance and business services where he led assurance and business improvement engagements for a number of clients across the energy and retail sectors.

Jevan is a Chartered Accountant and holds a Bachelor of Commerce (majoring in Accounting and Finance) from Monash University.

Dale Cooper

Executive General Manager, Refining

Dale Cooper has over 35 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.

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Natasha Cuthbert

Chief People and Culture Officer

Natasha Cuthbert has over 20 years of experience in Human Resources and Transformation across both supermarket and leisure goods retail, and in oil and gas.

Prior to joining Viva Energy, Natasha had long tenure in retail across the Coles Group and Super Retail Group, holding senior leadership roles through turnaround and transformation. She held various senior Human Resources roles during her time at Coles Group, including Head of Talent and Diversity, and General Manager Merchandise Business Units. At Super Retail Group, Natasha held General Manager roles in Business Partnering and Transformation. Prior to this role, she was General Manager – People and Culture at Viva Energy.

Natasha holds a Bachelor of Science with Honours (majoring in Zoology) from University of Melbourne. Natasha also has completed post graduate studies in Human Resources at Deakin University.

Amanda Fleming

Chief Digital and Transformation Officer

Amanda Fleming has 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 holds a Masters of Organisational Change from Hult International Business School and a Bachelor of Business from Deakin University.

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Jennifer Gray

Executive General Manager, Supply Chain

Jennifer has more than 25 years’ experience in the Oil & Gas sector and is currently the CEO of Liberty Oil Australia. Jennifer has held various leadership roles within Viva Energy and Shell across a broad range of disciplines including retail operations, supply chain, commercial sales, pricing and strategy. This has seen her work extensively in operations around the world, including 5 years based in London.

Jennifer holds a Bachelor of Arts in Linguistics and a Bachelor of Commerce and Administration from Victoria University in Wellington. She is also a Director of Liberty Oil Australia, Liberty Oil Convenience and a former Board Member of the Australian Association of Convenience Stores.

Lachlan Pfeiffer

Chief Business Development and Sustainability Officer

Lachlan joined the business in 2014, and has held roles with the Group including as Executive General Manager, Legal and External Affairs and General Counsel. From 2018 to 2020, he also served as a Non-Executive Director of Viva Energy REIT (now Waypoint REIT). Prior to joining Viva Energy, Lachlan 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 from Melbourne University and a Bachelor of Laws (with Hons) from Monash University. He is also a member of the Australian Institute of Company Directors.

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Denis Urtizberea

Executive General Manager, Commercial

Denis Urtizberea joined Viva Energy Australia in 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.

Denis holds a qualification in engineering (Physics and Chemistry).