Fay joined ExxonMobil International's commercial business in London in 2002 and throughout his career he has held senior commercial and executive positions spanning ExxonMobil's global upstream activities.
This has included assignments in Houston and Qatar, including supply chain management for Australian natural gas and liquids production. In April 2019 he became chairman of ExxonMobil Australia.
AMMA chief executive Steve Knott said that as his organisation entered its next phase of growth and development, Fay's presence on the board would strengthen knowledge and understanding of the challenges and opportunities facing employers and employees.
Other board members include Tom Quinn, Meg O'Neill, Linda O'Farrell, Johnpaul Dimech, Stuart Mathews and Shelley Roberts.