Ryan Stokes joined the Boral Board in September 2020 and became Chairman in July 2021. Mr Stokes 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.
Mr Stokes is Chairman of Coates Hire and a Director of WesTrac, Beach Energy and Seven West Media. He is also 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, Youth Mental Health Foundation.
Mr Stokes holds a commerce degree from Curtin University and is a Fellow of the Australian Institute of Management.