Board of Directors

Board of Directors

Steven Gregg Ampol Chairman

Steven Gregg

Chairman and Independent, Non-executive Director

DATE OF APPOINTMENT

9 October 2015

 

APPOINTED CHAIRMAN

18 August 2017

 

BOARD COMMITTEES

Nomination Committee (Chairman)

 

Steven has over 30 years’ experience in investment banking and management consulting in Europe and Australia. He brings to the Board extensive executive, corporate finance and strategic experience. 

Steven is Chairman of Tabcorp Holdings Limited and a director of Challenger Limited, Challenger Life Company Limited, and William Inglis & Son Limited. He is also the Chairman of Unisson Disability Limited and a trustee of the Australian Museum. He has previously served as Chairman of Goodman Fielder Limited and Austock Group Limited.

Steven has extensive Australian and international executive experience, with ABN Amro (as Senior Executive Vice President and Global Head of Investment Banking), Chase Manhattan, Lehman Brothers and AMP Morgan Grenfell. His most recent executive role was as a Partner at McKinsey & Company.

Steven holds a Bachelor of Commerce from the University of New South Wales.

Matthew Halliday Ampol CEO and Managing Director

Matthew Halliday

Managing Director and CEO

DATE OF APPOINTMENT

29 June 2020

 

Matthew Halliday was appointed Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer in June 2020. He joined Ampol in April 2019 as Chief Financial Officer.

Prior to joining Ampol, Matthew enjoyed a successful career with Rio Tinto spanning 20 years, where he held senior finance and commercial roles across several divisions and geographies.

Matthew is a Chartered Accountant and holds a Bachelor of Commerce from the University of Western Australia and an MBA from London Business School.

Mark Chellew Ampol Board of Directors

Mark Chellew

Independent, Non-executive Director

DATE OF APPOINTMENT

2 April 2018

 

BOARD COMMITTEES

Safety and Sustainability Committee, Human Resources Committee and Nomination Committee

 

Mark brings to the Board international expertise in industry, strategy, governance and large capital projects with a background in manufacturing, mining and process industries. He is currently Chairman of Cleanaway Waste Management Limited and Chairman of Downer EDI Limited. Mark was formerly Chairman of the industry body Manufacturing Australia and a director of Virgin Australia Holdings Limited and Infigen Energy Limited.

Mark was the Chief Executive Officer and Managing Director of Adelaide Brighton and prior to that, held executive positions at Blue Circle Industries and CSR.

Mark holds a Bachelor of Science (Ceramic Engineering) from the University of New South Wales, a Master of Engineering (Mechanical) from the University of Wollongong and a Graduate Diploma of Management from the University of New South Wales.

Melinda Conrad Ampol Board of Directors

Melinda Conrad

Independent, Non-executive Director

DATE OF APPOINTMENT

1 March 2017

 

BOARD COMMITTEES

Human Resources Committee (Chairman), Audit Committee and Nomination Committee

 

Melinda brings to the Board over 25 years’ experience in business strategy, marketing and technology led transformation, and brings skills and insights as an executive and director from a range of industries, including retail, financial services and healthcare.

Melinda is currently a director of ASX Limited, a director of Stockland Group and a director of the George Institute for Global Health and the Centre for Independent Studies.  She is a Member of the Australian Institute of Company Directors Corporate Governance Committee and an Advisory Board Member of Five V Capital.

Melinda has previously served as a director of OFX Group Limited, The Reject Shop Limited, David Jones Limited, APN News & Media Limited, the Garvan Medical Research Institute Foundation and a Member of the ASIC Director Advisory Panel. Melinda held executive roles at Harvard Business School, Colgate-Palmolive, several retail businesses as founder and CEO and in strategy and marketing advisory.

Melinda holds a BA (hons) from Wellesley College in Boston, an MBA from Harvard Business School, and is a Fellow of the Australian Institute of Company Directors.

Betsy Donaghey Ampol Board of Directors

Elizabeth (Betsy) Donaghey

Independent, Non-executive Director

DATE OF APPOINTMENT

1 September 2021


BOARD COMMITTEES

Safety and Sustainability Committee, Human Resources Committee and Nomination Committee

 

Betsy brings over 30 years' experience in the energy sector including technical, commercial and executive roles in EnergyAustralia, Woodside Energy and BHP Petroleum. She is also a director of the Australian Energy Market Operator (AEMO) and Cooper Energy Limited.

Betsy's experience includes non-executive director roles at Imdex Ltd, an ASX-listed provider of drilling fluids and downhole instrumentation: St Barbara Ltd, a gold explorer and producer and the Australian Renewable Energy Agency.  She has performed extensive committee roles in these appointments, serving on audit and compliance, risk and audit, technical and regulatory, remuneration and health and safety committees.

Betsy holds a Bachelor of Civil Engineering from Texas A&M University, a Masters of Science in Operations Research from the University of Houston and has completed the Harvard Business School Advanced Management Program.

Michael Ihlien Ampol Board of Directors

Michael Ihlein

Independent, Non-executive Director

DATE OF APPOINTMENT

1 June 2020

 

BOARD COMMITTEES

Audit Committee (Chairman), Human Resources Committee and Nomination Committee

 

Mike brings to the Board financial expertise and experience as an international executive from a range of industries, including previous roles as CEO and CFO of Brambles Limited, CFO of Coca-Cola Amatil Limited and a director of CSR Limited.

Mike is currently a director of Scentre Group, Inghams Group Limited and the not-for-profit mentoring organisation Kilfinan Australia Ltd.

Mike holds a Bachelor of Business Studies (Accounting) from the University of Technology, Sydney. He is a fellow of the Australian Institute of Company Directors, CPA Australia and the Financial Services Institute of Australasia.

Gary Smith Ampol Board of Directors

Gary Smith

Independent, Non-executive Director

DATE OF APPOINTMENT

1 June 2020

 

BOARD COMMITTEES

Safety & Sustainability Committee, Audit Committee and Nomination Committee

 

Gary brings to the Board substantial Australian and international oil industry experience with a career in oil and gas which spans 40 years, including 20 years with Shell and various executive roles within the industry, including General Manager Refining, Supply and Distribution of Ampol Limited (formerly Caltex Australia Limited).  Gary is currently employed as a Senior Advisor with Poten & Partners, working with the LNG Commercial team.

Gary holds a Bachelor of Engineering (Mechanical Engineering) and Master of Science (Chemical Engineering and Chemical Technology) from the University of New South Wales.

Penny Winn Ampol Board of Directors

Penny Winn

Independent, Non-executive Director

DATE OF APPOINTMENT

1 November 2015

BOARD COMMITTEES

Safety and Sustainability Committee (Chairman), Audit Committee and Nomination Committee 

 

 

Penny brings to the Board Australian and international strategic, major transformation and business integration, technology and retail marketing experience. Penny is currently a director of CSR Limited and a director of Goodman Limited and Goodman Funds Management Limited. She has previously served as Chair and Director of Port Waratah Coal Services Limited, director of Coco-Cola Amatil Limited, a Woolworths business, Greengrocer.com, a Myer business, sass & bide, and Quantium Group.

Prior to her appointment to Ampol, Penny was Director Group Retail Services with Woolworths Limited, and she has over 30 years of experience in retail with senior management roles in Australia and internationally.

Penny holds a Bachelor of Commerce from the Australian National University and a Master of Business Administration from the University of Technology, Sydney and is a graduate of the Australian Institute of Company Directors.