John GrillChairman of Worley Ltd

John Grill was a founder and is currently the Chairman of Worley Limited, Australia’s largest engineering and project management firm and a leading ASX-listed company. John has over 40 years’ experience in the resources and energy industry, starting his career with Esso Australia.

John has personal expertise in every aspect of project delivery in the resources and energy industries. John was awarded an honorary doctorate by The University of Sydney in 2010 in recognition of his contribution to the engineering profession. He was appointed an Officer of the Order of Australia in 2014 for distinguished service to engineering, and to business, to the minerals, energy and power supply industries, and as a supporter of advanced education and training. In 2019, John was awarded an honorary doctorate from the University of New South Wales.

John is Chairman of the Growth Centres Advisory Committee for the Australian Government for Department of Industry, Science & Energy Resources, and Chairman of the Mindgardens Alliance, a partnership between the Black Dog Institute, Neuroscience Research Australia (NeuRA), South Eastern Sydney Local Health District (SESLHD) and the University of New South Wales. In 2012, John through his foundation donated $20 million to the University of Sydney to support the establishment of the John Grill Institute for Project Leadership.