Richard J. B. Goyder is a businessperson who has been at the helm of 11 different companies. Presently, he holds the position of Chairman of Woodside Petroleum Ltd., Chairman for Woodside Energy Ltd. (a subsidiary of Woodside Petroleum Ltd.), Chairman at Qantas Airways Ltd., Chairman for West Australian Symphony Orchestra, Chairman for Australian Football League, Chairman at JDRF Australia, Chairman at The Council of Scotch College and Chairman for Channel 7 Telethon Trust. He is also on the board of Business Council of Australia, Gresham Partners Holdings Ltd. and Fremantle Football Club Ltd. and Council Member at Australian Business & Community Network and Council Member at Australia Business Arts Foundation.
He previously was CEO, Executive Director & Group Managing Director at Wesfarmers Ltd., Chairman of Australian B20 Leadership Group, Managing Director at Landmark Operations Ltd. and Board & Investment Committee Member at Gresham Private Equity Ltd.
He received an undergraduate degree from The University of Western Australia.