Andrew was appointed as Chief Executive Officer effective 23 October 2012. With a tenure over 25 years with the Group and over 35 years’ experience in the resources and energy industry, Andrew has extensive knowledge across the Group. His previous roles include Group Managing Director – Finance/CFO responsible for Group-wide direction and support to the business functions of finance, information management, internal procurement and communications, legal and risk; Managing Director for the Australia/New Zealand region; and Managing Director of Mergers and Acquisitions, overseeing 15 business acquisitions including Parsons E&C Corporation in November 2004 and The Colt Group in March 2007. He was also responsible for the Group’s early expansion into Thailand and the Middle East, Canada and Chile in his capacity as Managing Director for International Operations. Andrew holds a Bachelor of Engineering and graduate diplomas in Financial Management and Labour Management Relations. He is a Fellow of the Institution of Engineers, Australia. Andrew is a resident of Australia.
The Group Executive is the senior leadership team for Worley. It comprises the leaders of our lines of business and functions. The Group Executive advises the Chief Executive Officer with regard to the effective and efficient functioning of the global business of Worley.
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Joining Worley on 1 December 2015, Tom is accountable for finance, information management, assurance, development, communications and investor relations. Tom brings his leadership in driving transformational change, his ability to create shareholder value and his experience in the management of complex major systems replacements to his role at Worley. Most recently Tom was CFO of Federation Centres (2013 – 2015), Transurban (2008 – 2012) and Computershare (2002 – 2008). He has an MBA from Melbourne Business School and an Economics degree from Monash University.
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As Chief Operating Officer, Chris is responsible for strategy and planning of the business. Prior to this, Chris was accountable for the growth and performance of the Major Projects and Integrated Solutions portfolio across the organisation, which includes our fabrication businesses, WorleyCord and Worley Rosenberg, and our Global Delivery Center. Chris held a number of senior operational, sales and strategy roles, working in Europe, Middle East, Africa and the US prior to taking on his current role. A results driven leader focused on developing high performance teams, his experience brings together strong commercial and financial acumen with general business leadership combined with a strong commitment to talent development. Chris joined Worley in 1998 after more than 15 years in senior engineering and operational roles with international organizations. Chris holds a Degree in Electrical and Electronic Engineering from the University of Sunderland, a Master Degree in Business Administration from Cranfield School of Management, and has completed the Executive Management Program at Harvard Business School.
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Karen is accountable for the growth and performance of the Major Projects and Integrated Solutions portfolio across the organization which includes our fabrication businesses, WorleyCord and Worley Rosenberg. Previously, Karen was Regional Managing Director for Services, Canada and US East. Karen joined Worley in March 2013 and over her 25-year career has delivered significant projects in both the mining and hydrocarbon sectors, domestically and internationally. Her extensive international experience provides a strong foundation for building successful, diverse and collaborative teams. She has held senior project and executive positions with global engineering / construction firms. Karen sits on the Worley Foundation Council and has a Bachelor of Science degree in Metallurgical Engineering from the University of Utah.
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Adrian is responsible for Advisian, Worley’s global advisory business. Adrian joined Worley in 1998 and has since held various senior leadership positions including operations management of regional businesses in Australia and Asia, global sector leadership of the Worley Minerals and Metals sector, and was most recently the Regional Director of the Advisian Europe Middle East business. Adrian’s extensive experience encompasses commercial strategy, business leadership, marketing, strategic planning, and contract negotiation and his leadership style combines strong operational focus with an ability to build high performing teams. Adrian holds a Bachelor of Electrical and Electronic Engineering from the University of Southern Queensland.
Group President – Energy & Chemicals Services
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Vinayak Pai joined Worley in 2019 and is responsible for the global Worley Energy and Chemicals Services business. This business includes all the services provided for the upstream, midstream and downstream oil and gas including Worley’s petrochemical, chemicals and power/renewables portfolio. Prior to this, Vinayak had worked at heritage Jacobs ECR since 2013, serving as Interim Head of the Global Petroleum and Chemicals (P&C) business, Senior Vice President Global Operations, Senior Vice President and General Manager for P&C in India and Asia and Managing Director of the Heavy Process business in India before becoming President of Jacob’s Energy, Chemicals and Resources business. Vinayak has been on the board of the Process Plant and Machinery Association of India (PPMAI) and is a member of Advisory Board for Chemtech Foundation. He is also a member of the CII Advisory Committee. Vinayak holds an engineering degree from the College of Engineering in Pune, India. He also is a post graduate in management from Symbiosis Institute, Pune and holds an executive MBA from IIT Mumbai.
President – Mining, Minerals & Metals Services
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Andrew leads our global for Mining, Minerals & Metals Services teams around the world and joined the company in 2019. In his previous role at heritage Jacobs ECR, Andrew was responsible for overall profit and loss performance in Mining, Minerals & Technology business. He joined the company in 2011 with the acquisition of Chemetics®, and following four successful years leading the global Chemetics business in Jacobs, he was promoted to Senior Vice President and General Manager. Prior to this, Andrew held a variety of international project and product development roles with Foster Wheeler, and was Gemini Corporation’s commercial team lead for engineering, fabrication and construction of products associated with the hydrocarbons industry, and Ausenco’s Power Business manager. Andrew has an affinity for the business development process and has extensive expertise in securing and negotiating international contracts. He graduated with a BSc in mechanical engineering from the University of Waterloo in Ontario, Canada.
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Group Company Secretary
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Nuala joined Worley in 2002. She is responsible for corporate governance for the Board and the Group Executive and governance matters relevant to the listed entity, its capital structure, and its regulatory obligations. Nuala’s specific group accountabilities include continuous disclosure. Nuala has a background in corporate litigation, legal, governance and company secretary roles. She has previously worked in private legal practice. Nuala holds degrees in Law and Arts from The University of Sydney and a Graduate Diploma of Applied Corporate Governance. Nuala is a Solicitor of the Supreme Court of NSW.