Ryan Stokes joined the Boral Board in September 2020 and became Chairman in July 2021. Ryan is the Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer of Seven Group Holdings Limited (SGH). He has been an executive director of SGH since February 2010 and CEO since 2015. SGH and its associated entities hold a relevant interest in Boral of 69.6% as at 30 July 2021.
Ryan is Chairman of Coates Hire and a Director of WesTrac, Beach Energy and Seven West Media. He is Chairman of the National Gallery of Australia and is an Officer of the Order of Australia. He is also a member of the International Olympic Committee Education Commission.
His previous roles include Chairman of the National Library of Australia, member of the Prime Ministerial Advisory Council on Veterans’ Mental Health, and Founding Chair Headspace, National Youth Mental Health Foundation.
Ryan holds a commerce degree from Curtin University and is a Fellow of the Australian Institute of Management. He is a member of the Health, Safety and Environment Committee and the Remuneration & Nomination Committee.