Reed Leighton

CEO @ Leighton O'Brien

Reed Leighton is a well-known industry leader with a career spanning 30 years in the oil industry. He is the co-founder and CEO of Leighton O’Brien, a global market leader in fuel analytics software and field technologies and services to help fuel retailers reduce the environmental risk of leaks from underground storage tanks, minimise fuel losses, enhance fuel quality and optimise maintenance outcomes. Reed is responsible for leading the company’s global operations, strategic development and sales and marketing.

Reed began his career at Shell Australia where he was responsible for the management of Health, Safety and Environment (HSE) for Shell’s Australian retail and distribution network. Recognising a need for better management of wetstock and underground tank systems, Reed joined with Shell colleague, Steve O’Brien, to form Leighton O’Brien in 1995. Together they have successfully built the business into a global operation spanning 21 countries through 57 Licensed Service Partners.