Chris Ryan

Non-Executive Director

Mr Ryan has had extensive executive and corporate advisory experience in Human Resources across a broad range of industries

This includes 10 years leading the Group HR function for diversified industrial business Wesfarmers, where he led the people aspects of major acquisitions and integrations, including the Coles Group transaction.


Through his advisory practice Mr Ryan advises Boards and CEO’s on HR strategy, executive remuneration and executive talent management. Previously he has been an independent director of ASX listed Resource Development Group.


Mr Ryan holds a Bachelor of Business, is a graduate member of the Australian Institute of Company Directors, a Fellow of the Australian Institute of Management and a Fellow of the Australian Human Resources Institute. He holds the honorary title of Adjunct Professor with Curtin University Business School where he pursues the connection of industry with education, and is a member of the Advisory Board of the university’s School of Management.

Non Executive Director

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