Dr. Sarah Ryan has 30 years of experience in the global oil&gas and oilfield services industries. She currently serves as Non-Executive Director of Woodside Petroleum, where she is also a member of the audit and risk and sustainability committees. Other current board positions include Central Petroleum and Kinetic Energy Services, and previous board positions include Aker Solutions and Vautron. Dr Ryan also serves as chair of the Advisory Board of Unearthed Solutions and is a Fellow of the Australian Academy of Technological Sciences and Engineering.
Dr. Ryan was energy advisor, Investment director and equity analyst at Earnest Partners, a US-based investment management firm. Prior to that, she held various senior management, technical and operational roles during her 15 years with Schlumberger.
Dr. Ryan holds a BSc in Geology from the University of Melbourne, a BSc (Hons) in Geophysics and a PhD in Petroleum Geology and Geophysics from the University of Adelaide. As of December 31, 2017, she held 5 000 shares in the company and had no stock options. Ms. Ryan is an Australian citizen. She has been elected for the period 2016-2018.