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Executive Management

Peter Coleman
Chief Executive Officer and
Managing Director

Joined Woodside 30 May 2011, 27 years global oil and gas experience with the ExxonMobil group, filling a variety of roles in​ Australia, Africa, Asia and the United States.

Michael Abbott
Senior Vice President Corporate and Legal and General Counsel

Michael was appointed as Senior Vice President Corporate and Legal in 2014. He has over 25 years of legal experience, with ten years of senior leadership in the oil and gas industry.

Robert Edwardes
Executive Vice President,
Joined Woodside 2012, more than 35 years experience with roles including Managing Director of Worley Parsons in US and Latin America, and Project Director of the Kizomba deepwater oil development in Angola with ExxonMobil.
Shaun Gregory
Senior Vice President,
Strategy, Science and Technology
Shaun has more than 20 years industry experience. He joined Woodside in 1996 and has held a variety of roles in areas including mergers and acquisitions, corporate strategy, new ventures and geophysics.
Phil Loader
Executive Vice President,
Global Exploration
Joined Woodside in July 2013, with more than 30 years experience in the upstream oil and gas industry. Phil has previously held senior roles at
Mubadala Petroleum and Anadarko Petroleum, and was also a Non-Executive Chairman of Chariot Oil and Gas.

Reinhardt Matisons
Executive Vice President, Marketing, Trading and Shipping

Joined Woodside in 1996. More than 32 years experience in the energy industry, including working with Poten & Partners, Alinta Gas, Western Power, and SECWA.
Greg Roder
Executive Vice President,
Business Development and Growth
​Joined Woodside August 2011, more than 25 years experience in oil and gas, infrastructure and capital markets globally, including working with ExxonMobil, Macquarie Bank, Standard Bank of South Africa and AMP Capital Investors.

Lawrie Tremaine
Executive Vice President and

Chief Financial Officer

Joined Woodside in December 2006, more than 20 years finance leadership experience in the resource and minerals processing industry, including 17 years with Alcoa.

Michael Utsler
Chief Operations Officer
Michael has more than 30 years experience in the upstream oil and
gas industry. He joined Woodside in 2013 as Chief Operations Officer
and is responsible for Woodside’s producing facilities. Prior to ​Woodside,
Michael held the position of President for the BP-Gulf Coast restoration