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Mr. Mark Abbotsford

Executive Vice President - Marketing and Trading
Woodside Energy

Mark was appointed in 2021 to Woodside’s Executive Committee leading Woodside’s Global Marketing, Trading and Shipping Division. Mark has more than 20 years of commercial, marketing, trading, finance, and M&A experience across roles based in Australia, Singapore, Japan and United Kingdom. Following the completion of the merger with BHP Petroleum in 2022, Mark was appointed Executive Vice President of Marketing and Trading. 

Mark has held several senior positions at Woodside, including Executive Adviser to the Chief Executive Officer and Managing Director, and Vice President and Group Financial Controller. Prior experience includes roles at the Western Australian Department of Treasury and BHP Iron Ore. 

Mark holds a Master of Philosophy in Finance from the University of Cambridge, and a Bachelor of Economics (1.Hons) and MBA from the University of Western Australia. Mark is also a graduate from the Advanced Management Programme at Harvard Business School. 

Mark is a Board member of the Chamber of Commerce and Industry (WA), GLX Digital and Asia Natural Gas & Energy Association (ANGEA). 

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