CEO, Managing Director, Executive Director
Mr. David John Wissler Knox has resigned as Chief Executive Officer Managing Director and Executive Director of Santos Ltd. effective early 2016. He was appointed as Chief Executive Officer and Managing Director of the Company in July 2008. He Joined Santos in September 2007 as Executive Vice President Growth Businesses. Member of the Environment Health Safety and Sustainability Committee of the Board. Director of Santos Finance Ltd. Over 30 years of experience in the global oil and gas industry including as Managing Director for BP Developments in Australasia from 2003 to 2007. Previously held senior positions with BP in Australia the United Kingdom and Pakistan and management and engineering roles at ARCO and Shell in the United States Netherlands the United Kingdom and Norway. Director of the Migration Council Australia. Chairman of the Adelaide Botanic Gardens Foundation and Director of the Board of the Botanic Gardens and State Herbarium in South Australia. Council Member of the Commonwealth Science Council Business Council of Australia University Queensland Industry Engagement Committee Great Barrier Reef Foundation and the Royal Institute of Australia. Chair of the CSIRO Energy Strategic Advisory Committee. Member of Trade and Investment Policy Advisory Council and the UK University College London Advisory Committee. Fellow of the Australian Institute of Mechanical Engineering and elected in November 2012 as a Fellow of the Australian Academy of Technological Sciences and Engineering.
Age: 56 CEO Since 2008