Chief Executive, Managing Director / Iluka Resources
Most Notable Role
Tom O'Leary has headed Iluka since 2016. Prior to that he spent 16 years in senior roles at Wesfarmers, culminating as managing director of Wesfarmers Chemicals, Energy & Fertilisers from 2010 to 2016. Mr O'Leary joined Wesfarmers' business development team in 2000 and became general manager of the team in 2002. He was appointed executive general manager, business development in 2006 before his appointment as managing director. Prior to joining Wesfarmers, Mr O'Leary worked in London for ten years, initially in finance law with Allen & Overy, and then in investment banking and private equity at Japanese securities firms Nomura and Nikko. Mr O'Leary holds a law degree from the University of Western Australia and has completed the Advanced Management Program at Harvard Business School.