Ryan Stokes AO is the Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer of Seven Group Holdings Ltd (SGH). He has been an executive director of SGH since February 2010 and CEO since 2015.
Ryan is Chairman of WesTrac, Chairman of Coates, Director of Seven West Media, and Director of Beach Energy. He is also Chief Executive Officer of Australian Capital Equity Pty Limited (ACE). ACE is a private company with its primary investment being an interest in Seven Group Holdings. Ryan is Chairman of the National Gallery of Australia. He was appointed an Officer in the General Division of the Order of Australia on 8 June 2020.
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 of Headspace.
Ryan holds a commerce degree from Curtin University and is a Fellow of the Australian Institute of Management.