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John Grill
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John Grill

Former long-time WorleyParsons chief executive John Grill donated $20 million to the University of Sydney to fund a school of project management (2012)

Retired as WorleyParsons chief executive in October; begins as chairman this month. Ran the engineering firm for 40 years, building it into a global business with more than $7 billion in annual revenue. Fortune fell by nearly $100 million as slowdown in resources industry trimmed share price. Also, donated $20 million to alma mater, University of Sydney, in October. Money will go toward starting a school of project management. Paid $13 million for a beachfront home at Whale Beach in New South Wales