Neil Kavanagh

As Chief Technology Manager, Neil is responsible for Woodside Energy Strategic Technology Plan and innovation and technology planning through the company.

Graduating from UMIST, Manchester with degrees in engineering and management, Neil’s technical and leadership skills have been developed during roles in upstream production and development in the UK North Sea, Brunei, Middle East and Australia. Technical roles in Field Engineering, Technical Safety, Major Maintenance, Production Operations, and Production Technology preceded a stint in business assurance before becoming the company’s technology manager in 2006.