Terry Bowen is Chair of the Operations Group at BGH. Terry has over 25 years of senior management experience across a broad range of industries within some of Australia’s leading companies. Prior to joining BGH, Terry served from 2009 as Finance Director of Wesfarmers Limited. In this capacity, he also served as an Executive Director on the Board of Wesfarmers Limited and as a Director on the Board of each of the Group’s subsidiaries, including Chairman of CSBP, Industrial and Safety and Officeworks in various years.
Prior to serving as Finance Director of Wesfarmers, Terry worked as Finance Director of Coles and as Managing Director of Wesfarmers Industrial and Safety Division. Prior to re-joining Wesfarmers in 2005, Terry served as Jetstar Airways’ inaugural Chief Financial Officer from 2003. Between 1996 and 2003, Terry held various senior management positions at Wesfarmers Landmark, including Chief Financial Officer after joining from Tubemakers Limited as General Manager of Finance.
Terry is a Non-Executive Director of BHP Limited, Transurban Limited, and the West Coast Eagles Football club. He was formerly the Chairman of the Group of 100 and the Western Australian Opera Company, a Non-Executive Director of the WA Institute of Medical Research and a member of the Advisory Board of Curtin University’s Business School.
Terry holds a Bachelor of Accountancy from the University of South Australia, is a Fellow of the Society of Certified Practising Accountants and in 2016 completed Harvard Business School’s Advanced Managed Program.