Dr Peter Moore

Peter Moore

Peter Moore has more than thirty five years’ experience in energy and resources. Most of his career has been spent in senior and executive management roles within oil and gas industry, mainly at Esso Australia Ltd, Exxon Exploration Company (Houston) and Woodside Energy Ltd.

At Woodside, Peter’s most recent role was Executive Vice President Exploration. In this capacity he managed an annual budget of roughly $500 million, was a member of Woodside’s Executive Committee (ExCom) and its Opportunities Management Committee, a leader of its Crisis Management Team and Head of the Geoscience function across the company.

Peter retired from Woodside in 2013, taking up the role of Chair of the Curtin Graduate School Advisory Board for a three year term, and gradually joining the boards of various companies. For four years from 2014 until 2018, he was a Non-Executive Director of Central Petroleum Ltd, Chair of Earth Sciences WA (ESWA Inc.), and Professor and Executive Director of Corporate Engagement within the Faculty of Business & Law at Curtin University.

Currently, Peter is a Non-Executive Director of Beach Energy Ltd, Non-Executive Director of Carnarvon Petroleum Ltd, Adjunct Professor at Curtin University, Chair of Curtin’s Faculty of Science and Engineering Advisory Council, Member of the Argentine Chamber of Commerce Advisory Council in Australia, and Non-Executive Advisor to Lavaux Global. He provides executive education throughout Australia and overseas for the Australian Petroleum Production and Exploration Association (APPEA Inc.) and Informa Inc. He has his own consulting company (Norris Strategic Investments Pty Ltd) and is a Director of the family’s private ancillary fund. Peter has a BSc (Hons 1) from the University of Wollongong, a PhD from the University of Adelaide, an Executive MBA from Melbourne University (Mt Eliza) and is a Graduate of the Australian Institute of Company Directors.