CEO & Managing Director
Meg O’Neill has 27 years experience in the global oil and gas industry, working in the USA, Europe, Africa, Asia and Australia. Meg has been appointed Chief Executive Officer and Managing Director of Woodside, having joined the company in May 2018.
Meg O’Neill was appointed Chief Executive Officer and Managing Director on 17 August 2021.
Meg joined Woodside in May 2018 as Chief Operations Officer, responsible for Woodside’s producing facilities, and supporting production, logistics, drilling, HSEQ and reservoir management activities. In October 2019, Meg became Executive Vice President Development which encompasses the delivery of all of Woodside’s major projects, and in August 2020 Meg also assumed responsibility for Marketing.
Prior to joining Woodside, Meg held the position of Vice President, Africa for ExxonMobil Development Company based in Houston, where she was responsible for ExxonMobil’s major projects across Africa, including Angola, Nigeria, Tanzania and Mozambique. Meg’s recent experience also includes her role as Executive Advisor to the Chairman of Exxon Mobil Corporation in 2016. Meg previously held senior leadership roles in ExxonMobil’s Production Company in Asia / Pacific, Norway and Canada.
Meg is on the Boards of West Australian Symphony Orchestra, APPEA, AMMA, GLX Digital and the University of Western Australia Business School. Meg is originally from Colorado and is a graduate of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, with degrees in Ocean and Chemical Engineering.