Rodney Nelson

Regional Director, Australia, New Zealand and Pacific Islands

Rodney brings extensive experiences in operational performance improvement and asset management. Rodney leads DuPont Sustainable Solutions in Australia, New Zealand and Pacific Islands. He is based in Perth, Western Australia.



About Rodney

Rodney has over 30 years management and consulting experience in a wide range of industries (Natural Resources, Government, Defence, Utilities, Health, FMCG and Retail) in Australia, Canada, United States, Brazil, PNG, South Africa, France, Italy, Bulgaria, South Korea, Chile, China and Kazakhstan. He has worked in operational performance improvement and asset management; advising a wide range of companies on people, performance and technology improvement. Rodney has a special interest in solving complex issues such as operational discipline, systems implementation, organizational transformation, cost optimization, and process improvement.

Prior to joining DuPont, Rodney has held senior management positions within several global and Australian organizations, including KPMG and IBM.

Areas of Specialization

  • Large Capital Projects and Management
  • Asset Management
  • Operational Excellence
  • Business Transformation


  • Bachelor of Engineering (Electrical), University of Queensland (Brisbane, Australia)
  • Chartered Professional Engineer, Institute of Engineers, Australia