Rob Scott FAIM Managing Director, Wesfarmers Limited
Rob was appointed Managing Director of Wesfarmers in November 2017 following his appointment as Deputy Chief Executive Officer in February 2017. Prior to this, he was Managing Director of the Wesfarmers Industrials division from August 2015 until August 2017. 

Rob started with Wesfarmers in 1993 before moving into investment banking, where he had various roles in corporate finance and mergers and acquisitions in Australia and Asia. Rob rejoined Wesfarmers in 2004 in a commercial role in business development, before being appointed Managing Director of Wesfarmers Insurance in 2007 and then Finance Director of Coles in February 2013. He was appointed to the role of Managing Director, Financial Services in October 2014.  

Rob holds a Master of Applied Finance degree from Macquarie University and a Bachelor of Commerce degree from the Australian National University. He has a Graduate Diploma in Applied Finance and Investments, is a qualified Chartered Accountant and has completed the Advanced Management Program at Harvard Business School.

He is a dual Olympian in rowing and a silver medallist from the 1996 Atlanta Olympics. He is Chairman of Rowing Australia, a director of The University of Western Australia Business School Advisory Board and a director of the Business Council of Australia. Rob is also a director of Gresham Partners Holdings Limited and Gresham Partners Group Limited, and a past president and director of the Insurance Council of Australia.

Event Overview


Most of the decisions in your company will be made when you are not in the room.

The Inspirational Leader Series offers our members and guests an exclusive insight into the personal journeys of inspiring leaders.

Well-known leaders share their unique story and offer thoughts on important factors of successful leadership gained from their personal experience.

Join us for breakfast as Rob shares his personal leadership story.

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  • Event code M18102-08
  • Time 7:15 AM - 9.00 AM
  • Dates
    • 02 August, 2018
  • Location
    • AIM WA Leadership Centre
    • 76 Birkdale Street, Floreat

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