Board of Directors

Robert Hill

Robert Hill

Chairman, Independent, Non-Executive

The Hon. Robert M Hill AC 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. For the last three years, he has been an independent Director of Viva Energy Holding.

Robert 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. He 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.

In the not-for-profit sector, Robert’s current responsibilities include Chairman of the Antarctic Science Foundation and Chairman of the NSW Biodiversity Conservation Trust.

Robert holds a Bachelor of Laws, a Bachelor of Arts and a Doctor of Laws (Hon) from the University of Adelaide, a Master of Laws from the University of London, and a Doctor of Political Science (Hon) from the University of Queensland.

Scott Wyatt

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 in New Zealand, Australia and Singapore, Scott moved permanently to Australia in 2006 as Distribution Manager (Australia and New Zealand) and in 2009 was appointed General Manager of Supply and Distribution Australia. In July 2013, Scott was appointed Vice President Downstream Australia, responsible for the downstream businesses in Australia.

Scott is also a Non-Independent Non-Executive Director of Viva Energy REIT.

Arnoud De Meyer

Arnoud De Meyer

Independent, Non-Executive Director

Arnoud De Meyer is the current 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.

Arnoud currently serves on the boards of Singapore Symphonia Company, Singapore ternational Chamber of Commerce, Temasek Management Services and Dassault Systèmes, listed on the Euronext Paris exchange. Arnoud previously served as an independent director for the Department for Business Enterprise and Regulatory Reform (UK) and the Singapore Economic Review Committee

Arnoud holds a Master of Science in Electrical Engineering, a Master of Science in Business Administration, a Doctor of Philosophy in Management and an Honorary Doctorate from the University of Gent in Belgium.

Dat Duong

Dat Duong

Non-Executive Director

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

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

Dat also 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.

Dat graduated with a Bachelors Degree in Business Administration from the Schulich School of Business at York University, Canada and is also a Chartered Financial Analyst.

Dat has been a Director of Viva Energy Holding since 2016.

Hui Meng Kho

Hui Meng Kho

Non-Executive Director

Hui Meng Kho is the President and CEO of Vitol Asia Pte Ltd and a member of the Vitol Group Board of Directors. Hui Meng joined Vitol in 1987 and has been the head of Vitol Asia since 1999.

Hui Meng is also a director of Boustead Petroleum Sdn. Bhd. (formerly BP Malaysia) and on the Board of Trustees of Singapore Management University.

Prior to joining Vitol, Hui Meng was with Esso Singapore, involved in logistics, planning, trading and refinery operations.

Hui Meng was educated in Malaysia and the United Kingdom and holds a Bachelor of Science (Hon) in Chemical Engineering from the University of Manchester Institute of Science and Technology. Hui Meng was also conferred the title “Dato” by the Ruler of the Malaysian state of Pahang in 2004.

Hui Meng has been a Director of Viva Energy Holding since 2014.

Jane McAloon

Jane McAloon

Independent, Non-Executive Director

Jane McAloon has over 25 years of business, government and regulatory experience at senior executive and board levels across the energy, infrastructure and natural resources sectors.

Jane is a non-executive director at Healthscope, Energy Australia, Cogstate and the Port of Melbourne. Jane is also currently a member of the Civil Aviation Safety Authority.

Jane was an executive at BHP Billiton and AGL. Prior to this, she held positions in government in energy, rail and natural resources. Jane holds a Bachelor of Economics (Hon), a Bachelor of Laws from Monash University and a Graduate Diploma in Applied Corporate Governance.

Sarah Ryan

Sarah Ryan

Independent, Non-Executive Director

Sarah Ryan has almost 30 years of international experience in the energy industry, ranging from technical and operational roles at a number of oil and gas companies, to a decade of experience as an equity analyst covering natural resources.

Sarah currently serves as a non-executive director of Woodside Petroleum, where she is a member of the Audit and Risk, and Sustainability board committees.

Sarah is a Fellow of the Australian Academy of Technological Sciences and Engineering, 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. Sarah is a member of the selection panel of the General Sir John Monash Foundation.

Sarah holds a Bachelor of Science in Geology from the University of Melbourne, a Bachelor of Science in Geophysics (Hon 1) and Doctor of Philosophy in Petroleum Geology and Geophysics from the University of Adelaide.