Karen J. Wood is Chairman for South32 Ltd. and Chairman of Bhp Billiton Foundation. Ms. Wood is also on the board of Djerriwarrh Investments Ltd. and The Robert Salzer Foundation and Member of Law Council of Australia, Vice President of Melbourne Cricket Club, Member of Law Institute of Victoria and Member of Australia Takeovers Panel.
In her past career Karen J. Wood occupied the position of President-Public Affairs at BHP Group Plc, Secretary for BHP Group Ltd. and Secretary & General Counsel at Bonlac Foods Ltd.
She received a graduate degree from Monash University and an undergraduate degree from Victoria College.