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JOHN GRILL AO
BSC, BENG (HONS), HON DENG (SYDNEY)

John is Chairman of the Board and Chairman of the Nominations Committee and a member of the Remuneration Committee and Health, Safety and Environment Committee. He 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 WorleyParsons Limited. This specialized consulting practice acquired the business of Worley Engineering Pty Limited in Australia in 1987. It listed on the ASX in 2002 as Worley Group Limited following a restructuring of that company. In 2004, Worley Group Limited acquired Parsons E&C Corporation, a United States‑based global project services company, and changed its name to WorleyParsons Limited. The Group then acquired the Colt Group in Canada in 2007, substantially increasing its capability in the upstream and downstream components of oil sands. John has personal expertise in every aspect of project delivery in the resources and energy industry. He has strong relationships with the Group’s major customers and was closely involved at board level with the Group’s joint ventures. 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 to business, to the minerals, energy and power supply industries and as a supporter of advanced education and training. John is on the board of Neuroscience Research Australia and of the Australian Chamber Orchestra.

Director Since

CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER AND DIRECTOR FROM LISTING IN NOVEMBER 2002 UNTIL OCTOBER 2012 AND DIRECTOR OF THE COMPANY BEFORE LISTING AND ITS PREDECESSOR ENTITIES FROM 1971

Country of Residence

AUSTRALIA

RON MCNEILLY
BCOM, MBA, FCPA, FAICD

Ron is Deputy Chairman and Lead Independent Director of the Board and was previously Chairman of the Board. He is a member of the Audit and Risk Committee, Nominations Committee, Remuneration Committee and Health, Safety and Environment Committee. Ron has over 30 years’ experience in the resources industry. He joined BHP Billiton Limited in 1962 and held positions with that company including executive director and President BHP Minerals, Chief Operating Officer, Executive General Manager and Chief Executive Officer BHP Steel, General Manager Transport, General Manager Long Products Division and General Manager Whyalla Works. Ron is a former Chairman of Ausmelt Limited and Melbourne Business School Limited and a former Deputy Chairman of BlueScope Steel Limited previously BHP Steel. He is a former director of Alumina Limited, BHP and BHP Billiton, QCT Resources and Tubemakers of Australia.

Director Since

DIRECTOR SINCE LISTING IN NOVEMBER 2002

Country of Residence

AUSTRALIA

Australian listed company directorships

BlueScope Steel Deputy Chairman and non-executive director
10 May 2002 - n/a

LARRY BENKE
BSC ENG (HONS)

Larry joined the Board as a non‑executive director on 1 July 2010 and is a member of the Audit and Risk Committee, Nominations Committee and Health, Safety and Environment Committee. Larry has extensive experience in the engineering and construction industries including roles in engineering design, project management and general management including President/CEO of the Colt Group and Managing Director of WorleyParsons Canada until his retirement in 2010. He successfully led Colt through a period of substantial growth and expansion which continued with the integration of the company into the Group’s Canada business. Larry is Chairman of Next Hydrogen, a manufacturer of advanced electrolyzers for hydrogen production. He is a director of the board of The Calgary Airport Authority, a not‑for‑profit responsible for the operation and development of the Calgary International Airport. He is also a director of Cervus Equipment Corporation, a Toronto Stock Exchange listed company in the business of acquiring and operating agricultural, transportation and construction equipment dealerships. Larry graduated from the University of Alberta in 1973 with a Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering (Honors).

Director Since

DIRECTOR SINCE JULY 2010

Country of Residence

CANADA

ERICH FRAUNSCHIEL
BCOM (HONS), FCPA, FAICD

Erich is Chairman of the Audit and Risk Committee and a member of the Nominations Committee. He is also a director of BWP Management Limited, the responsible entity of the BWP Trust, an Australian real estate investment trust listed on ASX. Erich’s early business career was in the petroleum marketing and management consulting industries. In 1981, he joined the Australian Industry Development Corporation where he was involved in project lending, investment banking and venture capital investment. In 1984, he joined Wesfarmers to start the company’s projects and business development function. In 1988, he became General Manager of Wesfarmers’ Commercial Division and from 1992 until his retirement in July 2002, was an executive director and Chief Financial Officer of Wesfarmers. Since 2002, he has served as a non‑executive director on the boards of several listed and unlisted companies.

Director Since

DIRECTOR SINCE MARCH 2003

Country of Residence

AUSTRALIA

Australian listed company directorships

Woodside Petroleum Limited Non-executive director
1 December 2002 - 28 February 2013

BWP Trust Non-executive director
1 February 2015 - n/a

JAGJEET BINDRA
BTECH (CHEME), MS (CHEME), MBA (HONS)

Jagjeet (Jeet) was appointed to the Board on 1 July 2015 and is a member of the Nominations Committee. Jeet has over 35 years’ experience in the global resources and energy industry including 32 years in senior leadership roles within the Chevron Group of Companies, retiring from Chevron as President of Chevron Global Manufacturing in 2009. The breadth of his executive experience extends into oil and gas, chemicals, refinery engineering and operations, design and construction, project management, engineering technology and strategic and business planning. He also has extensive public company board experience and is currently a member of the board of Edison International/Southern California Edison Company and LyondellBasell Industries N.V., both publicly listed companies on the New York Stock Exchange. He was formerly Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer of Caltex Australia Limited and a director of Transfield Services Limited, both publicly listed companies on the ASX. Jeet is a Chemical Engineering graduate of the Indian Institute of Technology in Kanpur, India and holds a Master of Science degree in Chemical Engineering from the University of Washington and an MBA degree from Saint Mary’s College of California.

Director Since

DIRECTOR SINCE JULY 2015

Country of Residence

UNITED STATES

JOHN M GREEN
BJURIS/LLB, FAICD, SFFIN

John is Chairman of the Remuneration Committee and a member of the Nominations Committee. He is a company director, a business writer and a novelist. John is Deputy Chairman of QBE Insurance Group Limited and a member of the Council of the National Library of Australia. John is co‑founder of book publisher, Pantera Press. He was previously an investment banker at Macquarie Bank, as an executive director. His career before banking was in law, including as a partner at two major law firms.

Director Since

DIRECTOR SINCE LISTING IN NOVEMBER 2002

Country of Residence

AUSTRALIA

Australian listed company directorships

QBE Insurance Group Limited Non-executive director
1 March 2010 - n/a

CHRISTOPHER HAYNES OBE
OBE BSC (HONS), DPHIL, CENG, FIMECHE, FIE AUST

Chris was appointed to the Board effective 1 January 2012. He is Chairman of the Health, Safety and Environment Committee and a member of the Nominations Committee. He is a non‑executive director of Woodside Petroleum Limited. His appointment followed a 39 year career with the Shell Group of Companies and their affiliates. He has lived in a large number of countries, working in the oil and gas exploration and production, LNG and chemicals businesses, primarily in project development and delivery and in operations. Chris was seconded to Woodside from 1999 to 2002, where he was General Manager of the North West Shelf Venture and was subsequently Managing Director of Shell’s operations in Syria and of Nigeria LNG Limited. In 2008, Chris assumed responsibility for the delivery of Shell’s major upstream projects worldwide. He retired from Shell in August 2011. Chris graduated from the University of Manchester with a Bachelor of Science with Honors in Mechanical Engineering and obtained a Doctor of Philosophy degree in Applied Sciences from the University of Sussex. He is a Chartered Engineer and Fellow of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers in the United Kingdom and also a Fellow of the Institution of Engineers, Australia. Chris was appointed to the Order of the British Empire in June 2009 for his services to the British oil and gas industry in Nigeria.

Director Since

DIRECTOR SINCE JANUARY 2012

Country of Residence

UNITED KINGDOM

Australian listed company directorships

Woodside Petroleum Limited Non-executive director
1 June 2011 - n/a

CATHERINE LIVINGSTONE AO
BA (HONS), HON DBUS (MACQUARIE), HON DSC (MURDOCH), HON BBUD (UTS), FCA, FAICD, FTSE

Catherine joined the Board on 1 July 2007 and is a member of the Audit and Risk Committee and Nominations Committee. She is Chairman of Telstra Corporation Limited and a director of Saluda Medical Pty Limited and the George Institute for Global Health. Catherine is also the President of the Business Council of Australia and the President of the Australian Museum Trust. She was Chairman of CSIRO from 2001 to 2006 and has also served on the boards of Macquarie Bank Limited, Macquarie Group Limited, Goodman Fielder Limited and Rural Press Limited. Catherine was the Managing Director of Cochlear Limited from 1994 to 2000, taking it through to an initial public offer in 1995. In 2003, Catherine was awarded the Centenary Medal for service to Australian Society in Business Leadership and in 2008 she was appointed an Officer of the Order of Australia for service to the development of Australian science, technology and innovation policies to the business sector. She has a Bachelor of Arts (Honors) in Accounting, is a Chartered Accountant and was the Eisenhower Fellow for Australia in 1999.

Director Since

DIRECTOR SINCE JULY 2007

Country of Residence

AUSTRALIA

Australian listed company directorships

Macquarie Bank Limited Non-executive director
19 November 2003 - 25 July 2013

Macquarie Group Limited Non-executive director
30 August 2007 - 25 July 2013

Telsta Corporation Limited Non-executive director
30 November 2000 - n/a

Telsta Corporation Limited Chairman
8 May 2009 - n/a

WANG XIAO BIN
BCOM, CPA, GDIP APPLIED FINANCE AND INVESTMENT

Xiao Bin was appointed to the Board on 1 December 2011 and is a member of the Audit and Risk Committee and Nominations Committee. She is based in Hong Kong and is an executive director and Chief Financial Officer of China Resources Power Holdings Company Limited. Prior to joining China Resources Power in July 2003, she was a Director of Corporate Finance at ING Investment Banking, responsible for execution of capital markets and merger and acquisition transactions in the Asia Pacific region. Xiao Bin worked for Price Waterhouse in Australia in the Audit and Business Advisory Division for five years before joining ING. She is a member of CPA Australia and holds a graduate diploma in Applied Finance and Investment from the Securities Institute of Australia (now Finsia) and a Bachelor of Commerce from Murdoch University in Australia.

Director Since

DIRECTOR SINCE DECEMBER 2011

Country of Residence

HONG KONG, CHINA

ANDREW WOOD
BENG, GDIP FIN MGMT, GDIP LAB RELATIONS, FIE AUST

Andrew was appointed as Chief Executive Officer effective 23 October 2012. With a tenure of over 21 years with the Group, and over 34 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.

Director Since

EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR SINCE OCTOBER 2012

Country of Residence

AUSTRALIA

PETER JANU
BEC, LLB, CA, FCIS

Peter joined WorleyParsons in 2008 in his current role. He is responsible for corporate governance for the Board, and the senior executive team. He is also responsible for legal and governance matters relevant to the listed entity, its capital structure, and its regulatory obligations. Peter’s specific group accountabilities include continuous disclosure, trade sanctions and compliance with anti‑bribery laws. Peter has a background in corporate taxation, project finance, legal, governance and company secretary roles. He has previously worked in the professional services, investment banking, and construction and mining services sectors. Peter holds degrees in Law and Economics from The University of Sydney and is a Chartered Accountant and a Fellow of the Governance Institute of Australia.

Director Since

APPOINTED OCTOBER 2008