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John Gril, Board of Directors, Worley.

John Grill, AO

Chair and Non-Executive Director

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John Grill, Board of Directors, Worley.

John Grill, AO

Chair and Non-Executive Director

John was appointed to the Board effective 1 March 2013. He’s Chair of the Board and Chair of the Nominations Committee, a member of the People and Remuneration Committee and a member of the Health, Safety and Sustainability Committee.

John has over 40 years’ experience in the resources and energy industry, starting his career with Esso Australia. In 1971, he became Chief Executive of Wholohan Grill and Partners, the entity that ultimately became owned by Worley Limited. John has expertise in every aspect of project delivery in the resources and energy industry. He maintains strong relationships with the Group’s major customers and was closely involved with the Group’s joint ventures at Board level.

John was awarded an honorary doctorate by the University of Sydney in 2010 in recognition of his contribution to the engineering profession.

He was appointed an Officer of the Order of Australia in 2014 for distinguished service to engineering and business in the minerals, energy and power supply industries, and as a supporter of advanced education and training. In 2019, John was awarded an honorary doctorate from the University of New South Wales.

John is also Chairman of the Mindgardens Neuroscience Network – a partnership between the Black Dog Institute, Neuroscience Research Australia (NeuRA), South Eastern Sydney Local Health District (SESLHD) and the University of New South Wales.

John is a resident of Australia.

Chris Ashton of Worley.

Chris Ashton

Chief Executive Officer and Managing Director

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Chris Ashton of Worley.

Chris Ashton

Chief Executive Officer and Managing Director

Chris was appointed Chief Executive Officer and Managing Director on 24 February 2020.

Chris joined Worley in 1998 and has held many leadership roles across the Company as it evolved through acquisition and organic growth. Before becoming CEO, Chris was Chief Operating Officer responsible for the integration of the ECR business and setting the strategy for Worley’s transformation. Before this, he was Group Managing Director for Major Projects and Integrated Solutions with accountability for growth and performance.

This included Worley’s fabrication businesses, WorleyCord and Rosenberg Worley, and the Global Delivery Center. He’s also held executive roles with responsibility for operations in Europe, the Middle East and Africa and the power sector globally.

Chris holds a degree in electrical and electronic engineering with honors from the University of Sunderland and a Master of Business Administration from Cranfield School of Management. He has completed the Executive Management Program at Harvard Business School and the Company Directors Course at the Australian Institute of Directors.

Chris is a resident of the United States of America.

Andrew Liveris, Board of Directors, Worley.

Andrew Liveris, AO

Deputy Chair, Lead Independent Director and Non-Executive Director

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Andrew Liveris, Board of Directors, Worley.

Andrew Liveris, AO

Deputy Chair, Lead Independent Director and Non-Executive Director

Andrew was appointed to the Board effective 5 September 2018. He’s the Deputy Chair, Lead Independent Director and a member of the Nominations Committee.

Andrew is a director of IBM, Saudi Aramco, and NOVONIX Limited – a company supporting lithium-ion battery technologies. Andrew is the President of Brisbane 2032 Organising Committee for the Olympic Games (OCOG).

Andrew was formerly the Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of The Dow Chemical Company and the former Executive Chairman of DowDuPont. He has over 40 years’ global leadership experience with The Dow Chemical Company with roles in manufacturing, engineering, sales, marketing, business and general management around the world.

Andrew was formerly the Vice Chair of the Business Roundtable and was the Chairman of the United States Business Council. He has held previous Australian Government roles as Chair of the National COVID-19 Coordination Commission (NCCC) Manufacturing Taskforce and Co-Chair of the Territory Economic Reconstruction Commission.

Andrew is a Chartered Engineer, a Fellow of the Institution of Chemical Engineers and a Fellow of the Australian Academy of Technological Sciences and Engineering (now Australian Academy of Technology and Engineering). He earned a bachelor’s degree (first class honors) in Chemical Engineering from the University of Queensland and was awarded the University Medal. In 2005, he was awarded an Honorary Doctorate in Science by his alma mater and was named alumnus of the Year. He was appointed an Officer of the Order of Australia in 2014 for his services to international business and was awarded an Honorary Doctorate in Engineering from Michigan State University in 2015.

Andrew is a resident of Australia and the United States of America.

Joseph Geagea, Board of Directors, Worley.

Joseph Geagea

Non-Executive Director

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Joseph Geagea, Board of Directors, Worley.

Joseph Geagea

Non-Executive Director

Joseph was appointed to the Board effective 1 July 2023. He’s a member of the People and Remuneration Committee and the Nominations Committee.

Joseph had a 40-year career with the Chevron Corporation before retiring in June 2022 as Executive Vice President and Senior Advisor to Chevron’s Chairman and CEO. During his time with Chevron, Joseph’s roles included Executive Vice President of Technology, Projects and Services and President of Chevron Gas and Midstream. Joseph was also responsible for Chevron’s upstream activities in Bangladesh, Cambodia, China, Myanmar, Thailand and Vietnam and led Chevron’s downstream operations in East Africa, the Middle East and Pakistan.

Joseph is on the board of trustees of Houston Grand Opera. He was previously a director of the National Action Council for Minorities in Engineering and served on the board of trustees of the San Francisco Ballet Association.

Joseph holds a Bachelor of Civil Engineering and a Master of Civil Engineering from the University of Illinois. He is a member of the American Society of Civil Engineers.

Joseph is a resident of the United States of America.

Thomas Gorman, Board of Directors, Worley.

Thomas Gorman

Non-Executive Director

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Thomas Gorman, Board of Directors, Worley.

Thomas Gorman

Non-Executive Director

Thomas was appointed to the Board effective 18 December 2017. He’s a member of the Health, Safety and Sustainability Committee, the People and Remuneration Committee and the Nominations Committee. Thomas’ appointment follows his 30-year career in executive positions at Ford Motor Company and Brambles Limited. He retired as Chief Executive Officer of Brambles in February 2017. He’s worked in multiple functions including finance, operations, logistics, marketing and business development across the United States, England, France and Australia.

Thomas is a director of Orora Limited, Sims Limited and Alcoa Corporation.

Thomas graduated cum laude from Tufts University with degrees in economics and international relations.

He obtained an MBA with distinction from Harvard Business School and an MA in international relations from The Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy at Tufts University.

Thomas is a resident of the United States of America.

Roger Higgins, Board of Directors, Worley.

Roger Higgins

Non-Executive Director

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Roger Higgins, Board of Directors, Worley.

Roger Higgins

Non-Executive Director

Roger was appointed to the Board effective 20 February 2019. He’s Chair of the Health, Safety and Sustainability Committee and a member of the Nominations Committee.

Roger’s experience is in mining and operations. He’s a non-executive director of Hillgrove Resources Limited and was previously a director of Newcrest Mining Limited. He is an adjunct professor with the Sustainable Minerals Institute at the University of Queensland.

Roger has previously held senior executive positions with Teck Resources Limited, BHP Billiton and Ok Tedi Mining Limited. He is a former Chair and non-executive director of Demetallica Limited.

Roger holds a Bachelor of Civil Engineering with honors from the University of Queensland, a Master of Science in hydraulics from the University of Aberdeen and a PhD in Water Resources from the University of New South Wales. He is a Fellow of the Institution of Engineers Australia and the Australasian Institute of Mining and Metallurgy.

Roger is a resident of Australia.

Martin Parkinson, Board of Directors, Worley.

Martin Parkinson, AC

Non-Executive Director

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Martin Parkinson, Board of Directors, Worley.

Martin Parkinson, AC

Non-Executive Director

Martin was appointed to the Board effective 24 February 2020. He is a member of the Audit and Risk Committee and the Nominations Committee.

Martin is a director of O’Connell Street Associates, North Queensland Airports and Champions of Change Coalition – a group of executive leaders committed to achieving gender equality and advancing women into senior leadership positions in the private and public sectors. Martin is also the Chancellor of Macquarie University and Co-Chair of the Great Barrier Reef Foundation.

Martin previously served as Secretary for the Australian Government's Department of the Prime Minister and Cabinet, Australian Treasury and Department of Climate Change. Martin is a former director of Orica, the Cranlana Program for Ethical Leadership and the German-Australian Chamber of Industry and Commerce. He’s been a member of the Board of the Reserve Bank of Australia, Infrastructure Australia, the Council of Financial Regulators, the Board of Taxation and the Territory Economic Reconstruction Commission. He was previously Chair of the Australian Office of Financial Management.

Martin holds a PhD and an MA from Princeton University, an MEc from the Australian National University and a BEc (first class honors) from the University of Adelaide. Martin was awarded the degree of Doctor of the University (honoris causa) by the University of Adelaide.

Martin was awarded a Companion of the Order of Australia and has a Public Service Medal. He is a Fellow of the Academy of Social Sciences in Australia, the Institute of Public Administration Australia and the Australian National Institute of Public Policy. He is a life member of the Australian Business Economists.

Martin is a resident of Australia.

Emma Stein, Board of Directors, Worley.

Emma Stein

Non-Executive Director

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Emma Stein, Board of Directors, Worley.

Emma Stein

Non-Executive Director

Emma was appointed to the Board effective 10 December 2020. She is Chair of the People and Remuneration Committee and a member of the Health, Safety and Sustainability Committee and Nominations Committee.

Emma currently serves as a non-executive director of Adbri Limited.

Emma is a former non-executive director of Alumina Limited, Cleanaway Waste Management Limited, Programmed Maintenance Services Limited, Transfield Services Infrastructure Fund, Clough Limited, the Diversified Utilities Energy Trust (DUET) Group and Iberdrola Australia Limited.

Before moving to Australia in 2003, Emma gained international experience in management and leadership, and strategy development and implementation in global industrial, energy and utilities markets. Her career included roles in strategic planning and operational management in the fuels sectors and, specifically, as UK Managing Director at Gaz de France Energy and UK Gas Divisional Managing Director at British Fuels.

Emma holds tertiary qualifications in science from the University of Manchester and a Master of Business Administration (MBA) from Manchester Business School. Emma is an honorary fellow of the University of Western Sydney and a fellow of the Australian Institute of Company Directors.

Emma is a resident of Australia.

Juan Suarez Coppel, Board of Directors, Worley.

Juan Suárez Coppel

Non-Executive Director

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Juan Suarez Coppel, Board of Directors, Worley.

Juan Suárez Coppel

Non-Executive Director

Juan was appointed to the Board effective 27 May 2019. He’s a member of the Audit and Risk Committee and the Nominations Committee.

Juan has extensive experience in energy and resources in the Americas. He was previously Chief Financial Officer and then Chief Executive Officer of Petróleos Mexicanos (PEMEX). He was also a senior executive with Grupo Modelo and an independent non-executive director of Jacobs Engineering Group Inc.

During the 1990s, Juan was Chief of Staff to the Minister of Finance, Mexico, a senior executive with Banamex (now Citi) and Head of Corporate Finance and then Treasurer of Grupo Televisa, Mexico.

Juan has a PhD in Economics from the University of Chicago. During the 1980s, he held various academic roles. These include as a full-time professor in the ITAM Department of Economics, visiting professor at the Universidad Autónoma de Barcelona Department of Economics and associate professor at Brown University in Rhode Island.

Juan is a resident of Mexico.

Anne Templeman, Board of Directors, Worley.

Anne Templeman-Jones

Non-Executive Director

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Anne Templeman, Board of Directors, Worley.

Anne Templeman-Jones

Non-Executive Director

Anne was appointed to the Board effective 1 November 2017. She is a member of the Audit and Risk Committee and the Nominations Committee.

Anne is a non-executive director of Commonwealth Bank of Australia, New South Wales Treasury Corporation, Trifork Holding AG and Cyber Security Cooperative Research Centre.

Anne is a former Chair and non-executive director of Blackmores Limited. She is also a former non-executive director of GUD Holdings Limited, the Citadel Group Limited, HT&E Limited, Cuscal Limited, HBF Health Limited, Pioneer Credit Limited, TAL Superannuation Fund, Notre Dame University and the McCusker Foundation for Alzheimer’s Research.

Anne has executive experience in institutional and commercial banking, wealth management, insurance, strategy and risk. She previously held several senior executive roles with ANZ and Westpac.

Anne has a Master of Risk Management from the University of New South Wales, an Executive MBA from the AGSM at the University of New South Wales and a Bachelor of Commerce from the University of Western Australia. She is a Chartered Accountant and a Fellow of the Australian Institute of Company Directors.

Anne is a resident of Australia.

Wang Xiao Bin, Board of Directors, Worley.

Wang Xiao Bin

Non-Executive Director

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Wang Xiao Bin, Board of Directors, Worley.

Wang Xiao Bin

Non-Executive Director

Xiao Bin was appointed to the Board effective 1 December 2011. She’s a member of the Audit and Risk Committee and the Nominations Committee.

Xiao Bin is a non-executive director of Hang Seng Bank Limited. She was previously an executive director and Senior Vice President of China Resources Power Holdings Company Limited and a director of Corporate Finance (Asia Pacific) at ING Investment Banking, responsible for execution of capital markets and merger and acquisition transactions in the region. Xiao Bin formerly worked at PricewaterhouseCoopers in Australia in the Audit and Business Advisory division.

Xiao Bin has over 18 years' experience in the power industry including its major shift towards a low-carbon future and meeting industrial and consumer demand for clean, reliable and affordable energy.

Xiao Bin qualified as a chartered accountant and certified practising accountant (CPA) in Australia. She holds a Bachelor of Commerce from Murdoch University, Australia, and a graduate diploma in Applied Finance and Investment from the Securities Institute of Australia (now FINSIA).

Xiao Bin is a resident of Hong Kong, China.

Sharon Warburton, Board of Directors, Worley.

Sharon Warburton

Non-Executive Director

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Sharon Warburton, Board of Directors, Worley.

Sharon Warburton

Non-Executive Director

Sharon was appointed to the Board effective 20 February 2019. She’s the Chair of the Audit and Risk Committee and a member of the Nominations Committee.

Sharon has predominantly worked in the construction, mining and infrastructure sectors. She’s a chartered accountant with experience in strategy and accounting, holding senior executive positions at Rio Tinto, Brookfield Multiplex, Aldar Properties PJSC, Multiplex and Citigroup.

Sharon is a non-executive director of South32 Limited, Wesfarmers Limited and Northern Star Resources Limited and a part-time member of the Takeovers Panel. She’s an independent director of Karlka Nyiyaparli Aboriginal Corporation RNTBC.

Sharon was formerly the Co-Deputy Chairman of Fortescue Metals Group Limited, Chairman of the Australian Government’s Northern Australia Infrastructure Facility and a non-executive director of NEXTDC Limited.

Sharon holds a Bachelor of Business (accounting and business law) from Curtin University. She’s a fellow of Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand, and the Australian Institute of Company Directors. Sharon was awarded the Telstra Business Woman of the Year (Western Australia) in 2014 and was a finalist for the Australian Financial Review’s Westpac 100 Women of Influence in 2015.

Sharon is a resident of Australia.

Nuala O'Leary of Worley.

Nuala OLeary

Group Company Secretary

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Nuala O'Leary of Worley.

Nuala OLeary

Group Company Secretary

Nuala was appointed Group Company Secretary in August 2016. She’s responsible for corporate governance for the Board and the Group Executive.

Nuala is also responsible for the legal and governance matters relevant to Worley Limited. These include the capital structure and regulatory obligations, with Group accountabilities for continuous disclosure. Nuala has a background in private legal practice, specializing in corporate litigation and corporate governance. 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 New South Wales.

Nuala is a resident of Australia.

Chris Ashton of Worley.

Chris Ashton

Chief Executive Officer and Managing Director

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Chris Ashton of Worley.

Chris Ashton

Chief Executive Officer and Managing Director

Chris was appointed Chief Executive Officer and Managing Director on 24 February 2020. Chris joined Worley in 1998 and has held many leadership roles in the Company. Most recently, he was Chief Operating Officer responsible for the integration of ECR and the strategy for the transformed Worley business.

Prior to this, he was Group Managing Director for Major Projects and Integrated Solutions with accountability for growth and performance. This includes Worley’s fabrication businesses, WorleyCord and Rosenberg Worley, and the Global Delivery Center. He has also held executive roles with responsibility for Europe, Middle East and African operations, and the Power sector globally.

Chris holds a degree in Electrical and Electronic Engineering with honors from the University of Sunderland and a Master of Business Administration degree from Cranfield School of Management. He has completed the Executive Management Program at Harvard Business School and the Company Directors Course at the Australian Institute of Directors.

Tiernan O'Rourke of Worley.

Tiernan ORourke

Chief Financial Officer

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Tiernan O'Rourke of Worley.

Tiernan ORourke

Chief Financial Officer

Tiernan was appointed as Chief Financial Officer effective 29 November 2021. His portfolio includes finance, tax, treasury, shared services, mergers & acquisitions, investor relations, internal audit, group project management office, corporate procurement and corporate affairs.

Tiernan has more than 30 years’ experience in senior financial, commercial and planning roles across a range of industries. Prior to joining Worley Tiernan was Chief Financial Officer at Stockland for eight years, with a particular focus on finance, tax, investors relations and a number of other group functions including strategy and sustainability.

Previously Tiernan was Chief Executive of Transfield Services Middle East and Asia Region and Chief Financial Officer at Transfield Services Limited and before that Chief Financial Officer at Australand Holdings Limited. He has also held senior positions at AGL, Westfield, CSR and Brambles.

Tiernan has a Bachelor of Commerce, Master of Business Administration, is a fellow of the Chartered Accountants Australia & New Zealand and is a Graduate of the Australian Institute of Company Directors.

Andy Hemingway of Worley.

Andy Hemingway

Executive Group Director, Growth

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Andy Hemingway of Worley.

Andy Hemingway

Executive Group Director, Growth

Andy was appointed as Executive Group Director, Growth effective 9 August 2022. His portfolio includes strategy, sales, marketing and our Advisian and Customer Solutions businesses.

Andy is a seasoned leader with over 25 years’ experience in the energy, chemicals and resources sectors. In his most recent role as Executive President of Consulting at Wood, he carried global responsibility for a full lifecycle consultancy covering concept development to asset management.

Andy has significant experience working closely with multi-sector customers and has undertaken a variety of leadership roles in global strategy, operations, country management and sales. He has a strong track record in developing and starting up new business including process technology, consulting and EPC operations and most recently optimizing businesses for energy transition and digital transformation.

Andy holds an honours degree in Chemical Engineering from the University of Newcastle upon Tyne, is a fellow of the Institute of Chemical Engineers and a chartered engineer in the UK.

Adrian Smith of Worley.

Adrian Smith

Executive Group Director, Transformation

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Adrian Smith of Worley.

Adrian Smith

Executive Group Director, Transformation

Adrian has over 30 years of broad project and operational experience in the hydrocarbons, infrastructure, minerals, metals, and chemicals industries throughout Australasia. Originally from a trade background in engineering, Adrian is currently the Executive Group Director of Transformation and President of Advisian.

Previously, Adrian held senior level executive management positions within WorleyParsons’ including Regional Managing Director for Advisian EMEA, Global Director of Minerals & Metals, Location Director for both the Australia East and Southeast Asia operations, he was the inaugural Global Customer Relationship Manager for Rio Tinto, and he has held location management roles with accountability for profit and loss.

Adrian’s extensive experience encompasses commercial strategy, business leadership, marketing, strategic planning, and contract negotiation. He has also been involved in winning and ongoing sponsorship of projects through Concept, FEL, Deliver and Improve phases supported by joint venture and multi-office execution strategies.

Sue Brown of Worley.

Sue Brown

Executive Group Director, Sustainability

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Sue Brown of Worley.

Sue Brown

Executive Group Director, Sustainability

Sue is accountable for driving the sustainability vision and strategy for Worley, advising the Board and management on emerging sustainability and climate issues. Prior to this role Sue was Group Director of Corporate Affairs, with responsibility for government engagement, external communications and sustainability performance.

Sue represents Worley on matters with customers, governments, investors, NGOs, and academics, and leads delivery of initiatives to promote Worley’s thought leadership on sustainability, build sustainability culture and support achievement of company purpose and strategy.

Sue joined Worley in 2012 to lead the Environment and Society consulting group in Melbourne and has acted in senior advisory roles within Advisian. She also led sustainability teams for BP and AGL. Sue has deep domain expertise honed over 20+ years working on the ESG issues of the energy, chemicals, and resource industries globally. Prior to joining Worley Sue led sustainability teams in the energy sector.

Sue holds an Honors degree in Chemical Engineering and Bachelor of Science from the University of Melbourne and a Graduate Certificate in Environmental Management and Development (Climate Change) from the Australian National University.

Anup Sharma of Worley.

Anup Sharma

Executive Group Director, Information and Digital Delivery

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Anup Sharma of Worley.

Anup Sharma

Executive Group Director, Information and Digital Delivery

Anup Sharma currently serves as executive group director, Information and Digital Delivery for the Worley Group. In this role, he is responsible for leading an integrated and connected information, cybersecurity, data and applied intelligence, and technology group dedicated to delivering Worley's data-centric and technology enabled future.

Prior to this position, he was senior vice president, Global Business Services for LyondellBasell, one of the world’s largest plastics, chemicals, and refining companies. In this role he was responsible for leading the company’s digital strategy as well as the company’s information technology and procurement functions. Before LyondellBasell, Anup spent over 20 years at General Electric (GE) in several leadership assignments including Vice President and GE Officer, Digital; Global Chief Information Officer, Oil and Gas; and GM of Digital Productivity, where he implemented digital capabilities across all of GE’s industrial businesses.

Anup holds a Bachelor of Science degree in computer information science and business management from Huntington University in Indiana, is a graduate of GE’s Information Technology Leadership Program (ITLP) and is a certified Six Sigma Master Black Belt. He serves on the Board of Advisors at Rice University’s Jones Graduate School of Business and is on the board of directors for the March of Dimes, Houston.

Karen Furlani of Worley.

Karen Furlani

Executive Group Director, Risk

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Karen Furlani of Worley.

Karen Furlani

Executive Group Director, Risk

Karen was appointed Executive Group Director on 5 February 2024, and is responsible for the management of Worley’s Risk portfolio. With over 15 years in risk management, Karen is passionate about leveraging risk to optimize business performance and fuel strategic growth. She brings significant expertise in risk management combined with a deep knowledge of the engineering and construction industry from her 30+ years of global business experience.

Karen joins Worley from Jacobs Solutions (formerly CH2M), where she was most recently Vice President, Enterprise Risk Management. Prior to that role, she held various risk leadership positions across major projects and industrial sites at Jacobs Solutions. As an engineer, Karen has worked across complex engineering and research functions at the Colorado School of Mines, National Institute of Standards & Technology, and US Peace Corps.

Karen has a Bachelor of Science, Civil Engineering from North Carolina State University, and Master of Science, Systems Engineering from Colorado School of Mines. She is deeply committed to cultivating inclusive environments and developing diverse talent for tomorrow’s leadership roles. Karen serves as a board member at the University of Colorado, Boulder Engineering & Management Department, and YWCA Boulder County.

Mark Brantley of Worley.

Mark Brantley

Group President, EMEA and APAC

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Mark Brantley of Worley.

Mark Brantley

Group President, EMEA and APAC

Mark is responsible for all Worley businesses in the EMEA and APAC regions. Prior to this he was President for Europe, the Middle East and Africa. He is focused on developing the growth portfolio and sustainability roadmap for these regions. He has also been responsible for energy and chemical (E&C) services in North America in his previous role as President of E&C Services.

The first half of his career was focused in Field Services and held multiple leadership positions during this time. He takes pride investing in leadership, mentoring, earning the respect of employees and clients. Focusing on establishing clear expectations, holding himself and others accountable. He is extremely driven for continued growth in himself, others around him and in the business he manages. His continued advancement in his career has been the result of inspirational leadership, business acumen, adaptability, intuition, effective communication, team inspiration and consistently delivering on his business goals.

He is the executive sponsor for Women of Worley and advocates for equality, inclusion, and diversity. He is presently based in the Hague.

Mark Trueman of Worley.

Mark Trueman

Group President, Americas

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Mark Trueman of Worley.

Mark Trueman

Group President, Americas

Mark is responsible for all Worley businesses in the Americas, which includes a large portion of the fabrication, construction, maintenance and operations capabilities. Prior to this role, Mark was the Executive Group Director of Growth covering strategy, sales, sector leadership, technology ventures and Advisian consulting.

Mark joined Worley in 1994 and has held various leadership positions in the company covering corporate, market-facing and operations roles. Mark’s portfolio has included planning and investor relations, he has led a number of acquisitions, and he was formerly the Managing Director in the power customer sector group globally. He has also held a number of senior operations roles including managing director with responsibility for Worley’s Latin American businesses in Brazil, Chile, Peru, Colombia and Mexico and the Country Manager for Singapore.

Mark is particularly committed to the development of our people and is the executive sponsor for Worley Kuumba, a network to enable, connect and empower our Black employees to reach opportunities that elevate their professional path and network.

Mark is a registered Professional Engineer in Australia and Singapore with an honours degree in civil engineering from the University of Sydney.

Laura Leonard of Worley.

Laura Leonard

Group President, Technology Solutions

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Laura Leonard of Worley.

Laura Leonard

Group President, Technology Solutions

Laura was appointed Group President, Technology Solutions effective 16 January 2023. She is responsible for Worley’s technology businesses, Chemetics® and Comprimo®, Worley Technology Ventures, and the expansion of our technology offerings.

Laura is a seasoned leader with more than 20 years’ experience in energy and petrochemicals technology. She has a track record of translating innovative ideas into executable engineering solutions for customers. Laura began her career in research and development and progressed through various business leadership roles. Most recently, Laura served as the Vice President and General Manager of UOP Process Technology for Honeywell UOP.

Laura holds a bachelor’s degree in chemical engineering from the University of Wisconsin at Madison and is an author on 38 US patents.

Vikki Pink of Worley.

Vikki Pink

Chief People Officer

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Vikki Pink of Worley.

Vikki Pink

Chief People Officer

Vikki is accountable for all aspects of the People function including talent acquisition, capability, learning, reward, mobility, diversity & inclusion, human resources and communications. Vikki joined Worley in June 2019 and brings multi industry, global experience and sound leadership capability in maximizing performance, organisation effectiveness and business transformation. Previously, Vikki was President People and Organisation at Wood (2012–2019), Head of Human Resources at PGG Wrightson (2009–2011) and Principal Consultant Organisational Development at Sheffield (2007–2009). Her extensive senior experience in diverse sectors brings a solid foundation for continuous improvement. Vikki is co-chair of the Worley Diversity & Inclusion Council. She holds a Master of Education from the University of Canterbury and a Master of Management from Massey University.
Larry Kalban of Worley.

Larry Kalban

Group General Counsel

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Larry Kalban of Worley.

Larry Kalban

Group General Counsel

Larry leads our global legal team and his responsibilities extend to Insurance and Compliance. Larry has been legal counsel with Worley for more than 30 years. First joining the Gilbert/Commonwealth business in 1986, Larry became Senior Counsel with the Parsons organization in 1995, before becoming General Counsel of Parsons E&C in 1998. Larry then became General Counsel of WorleyParsons on the acquisition of Parsons E&C by Worley in 2004. He holds a Bachelor of Science in Economics from Indiana University of Pennsylvania and a Juris Doctor degree from the Dickinson School of Law at Penn State.
Nuala O'Leary of Worley.

Nuala O'Leary

Group Company Secretary

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Nuala O'Leary of Worley.

Nuala O'Leary

Group Company Secretary

Nuala joined the Group in 2002 and was appointed Group Company Secretary in August 2016. She is responsible for corporate governance for the Board and the Group Executive. Nuala is also responsible for the legal and governance matters relevant to Worley Limited, including the capital structure and regulatory obligations, with Group accountability for continuous disclosure. Nuala has a background in private legal practice specializing in corporate litigation and corporate governance.

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 New South Wales.

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