Executive Leadership

Glenn Sheahan

Glenn Sheahan

Group Chief Safety & Sustainability Officer

Mr Glenn Sheahan, 54, an Australian, is the Group Chief Safety & Sustainability Officer for Sime Darby Berhad. He was appointed on 1 October 2019.

Mr Sheahan joined Hastings Deering, a Sime Darby Industrial company, as General Manager-Safety and Sustainability in February 2013, before being appointed as the Divisional General Manager of Safety and Sustainability for Sime Darby Industrial in October 2017.

Mr Sheahan is a highly experienced professional with over 29 years of expertise in various senior roles related to Health, Safety, Audit, and Risk Management within both listed 500 and ASX100 companies. His career spans across diverse industries, including engineering, procurement, construction, mining, and oil & gas, working for EPCM Contractors. Throughout his career, Mr Sheahan has worked in international markets, gaining valuable experience in high-value industries in Australasia, Qatar, Indonesia, Thailand, and Dubai. This exposure to different markets and industries has provided him with a broad perspective on various business environments and challenges.

Due to his exceptional leadership skills and diverse experience, Mr Sheahan advanced to the position of Group Head, Health, Safety, and Sustainability. In this capacity, he assumes responsibility for overseeing Risk and Quality Assurance, Audit, Compliance, Business Resilience, and ESG Reporting across Sime Darby's Motors, Industrial, and Logistics divisions. One of Mr Sheahan’s key focuses is promoting Sime Darby’s Sustainability Blueprint and commitment to “No Harm”. He drives efforts to build employee capacity and cultivates an intuitive safety culture that adds sustainable value to all aspects of the Group’s operations. 

Mr Sheahan is a qualified nurse and an emergency services officer. He holds a post graduate degree in Operational Health and Safety from the University of Southern Queensland.