BSc (Mechanical Engineering)/Independent
Pat has been a Director of BHP Billiton Limited and BHP Billiton Plc since June 2012.
Skills and Experience:
Pat has broad experience in the natural resources sector across a number of geographies, commodities and markets. From July 2005 until June 2011, Pat was Chief Executive of Sasol Limited, an international energy, chemical and mining company with operations in 38 countries and listings on the Johannesburg and New York stock exchanges. He began his career at Sasol in 1975 and held a number of diverse roles, including managing the group’s oil and gas businesses, before becoming Chief Executive in July 2005. Pat is a former Director of various Sasol Group companies and joint ventures.
Other directorships and offices (current and recent):
- Former Director (from August 1997 to June 2011) and Chief Executive (from July 2005 to June 2011) of Sasol Limited.
Board Committee membership:
- Member of the Remuneration Committee.
- Member of the Sustainability Committee.