Peter Coleman

Managing Director and CEO, Woodside


Peter Coleman has more than 30 years’ experience in the global oil and gas industry, covering Asia, the Americas, Africa and Australasia. He has been Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer of Woodside since joining the company in May 2011.

Born in rural Victoria, Mr. Coleman graduated with a Bachelor of Engineering from Monash University in 1983 and has a Master of Business Administration from Deakin University. He has completed Advanced Management Training at the University of Virginia, Thunderbird Management School and Columbia University.

Mr. Coleman began his career with ExxonMobil following graduation from Monash University and stayed with the company until joining Woodside. He is on the Board of the Business Council of Australia, Chairman of the Australia-Korea Foundation and a member of the Advisory Group for Australia Africa Relations. He is also a member of the Executive Committee of the Australia Japan Business Co-operation Council and the Monash Industry Council of Advisers.

Mr. Coleman has been awarded the honorary title of Adjunct Professor in Corporate Strategy from the University of Western Australia, an Alumni Lifetime Achievement Award from Monash University and a Fellowship from the Australian Academy of Technological Sciences and Engineering.

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