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Christine O'Reilly

Director of BHP Group Limited



Independent Non-executive Director since October 2020

Skills and experience

Christine O’Reilly has over 30 years’ experience in the financial and infrastructure sectors, with deep financial and public policy expertise and experience in large-scale capital projects and transformational strategy. 

Christine was the Chief Executive Officer of the GasNet Australia Group and Co-Head of Unlisted Infrastructure Investments at Colonial First State Global Asset Management, following an early career in investment banking and audit at Price Waterhouse. Christine has also served as a Non-executive Director of Medibank Private Limited (from March 2014 to November 2021), Transurban Group (from April 2012 to October 2020), CSL Limited (from February 2011 to October 2020) and Energy Australia Holdings Limited (from September 2012 to August 2018). 

Christine has a deep understanding of financial drivers of the businesses and experience in capital allocation discipline across sectors that have long dated paybacks for shareholders and stakeholders. Her insights into cost efficiency and cash flow as well as the impact of policy on innovation, investment and project development are key inputs for the Board. 

Current appointments

Christine is a Non-executive Director of Australia and New Zealand Banking Group (since November 2021), Stockland Limited (since August 2018), and the Baker Heart and Diabetes Institute (since June 2013).

Committee membership

People and Remuneration Committee (Chair), Nomination and Governance Committee, Risk and Audit Committee