Full Name
Meg O'Neill
Job Title
CEO & Managing Director
Speaker Bio
Meg O’Neill was appointed Woodside Chief Executive Officer and Managing Director in August 2021. She has 27 years’ experience in the global oil and gas industry, with positions and responsibilities extending across North America, Africa, Europe, Asia, and Australia.

Ms O’Neill joined Woodside as Chief Operations Officer in May 2018, responsible for Woodside’s producing facilities and supporting production, logistics, drilling, HSEQ and reservoir management activities.

In October 2019, Ms O’Neill became Executive Vice President Development, which encompassed the delivery of all of Woodside’s major projects, and in August 2020, she also assumed responsibility for marketing.

Prior to joining Woodside, Ms O’Neill held the position of Vice President, Africa for ExxonMobil Development Company, based in Houston, where she was responsible for Exxon’s major projects in Angola, Nigeria, Tanzania and Mozambique.

Ms O’Neill's recent experience also includes her role as Executive Advisor to the Chairman of Exxon Mobil Corporation in 2016. Ms O’Neill previously held senior leadership roles in ExxonMobil’s Production Company in Indonesia, Norway and Canada.

Ms O’Neill is Vice Chair of the Australian Petroleum Production and Exploration Association and serves on the boards of Reconciliation WA, WA Venues and Events, West Australian Symphony Orchestra, and is also a member of Chief Executive Women and the UWA Business School Advisory Board.

Ms O’Neill is originally from Boulder, Colorado, and is a graduate of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, with degrees in ocean and chemical engineering.
Meg O'Neill