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Rob Youngs

Mining Manager - Statewide Oil Distributors

Commercial and technical support to the mining customers in and around the Goldfields area.

Statewide Oil Distributors

Mathieu Paul

Commercial Director - GeoMoby

Responsible for the growth and direction of the business in conjunction with Founder and CEO, Chris Baudia.


Catherine West

Anthropologist/researcher/writer - Catherine West

I grew up in Esperance, then spent time in Sydney, Melbourne and South East Asia. My family recently moved back here to enjoy the friendliness, freedom and open space of rural WA.

Catherine West

Catherine West

Researcher/writer - Catherine West

As a consultant researcher and writer, I can offer high-level analysis of social and business issues, and contribute to the effective articulation and design of solutions. My career history includes small business (Taylor Street Tearooms, Esperance), tertiary teaching and research (PhD in Anthropology at Deakin University), and research and writing for the private sector on a range of topics (employment, justice, social housing, communication, leadership). I have contributed to local and state-based community arts organisations as a board member and grant-assessor. I like to work on people-based projects that require rigorous analysis, empathy, collaboration, clear communication, and an appreciation of measurable outcomes.

Catherine West

Strange Marketing

Owner - Strange Marketing - SEO Agency in Sydney

Strange Marketing consists of a team of passionate people that work together to deliver advanced digital solutions to our customers to help them with accomplishing their business objectives. Our innovative digital solutions help create effective connections with customers helping them to evolve and build their brand value. Our services span from initial strategy planning to mobile app development, website development, social media marketing, and search engine optimisation.

Strange Marketing - SEO Agency in Sydney

Ben Holder



Kate Buckley

National Partnerships Manager - Back2Work Solutions

Kate is a highly proficient Workers’ Compensation and Injury Management professional with over 20 years
hands-on experience, gained from working across a number of key- roles within the WA Workers Compensation Scheme. Kate is passionate about supporting Western Australian employers, workers’ compensation insurers, and self-insured employers to achieve exemplary outcomes
and improve performance measures through the implementation of enhanced claims management
strategies. Kate has significant experience within the West Australian Public Sector and recently completed
specialised training as a Conciliation Officer at WorkCover WA. Kate has been instrumental in
facilitating challenging stakeholder conciliation conferences, utilising her vast depth of Workers
Compensation knowledge and stakeholder engagement skills to achieve mutually beneficial
outcomes. Over the past 20 years, working as a West Australian workers’ compensation specialist, Kate has developed an intricate knowledge of modern claims management practices and has been involved in shaping current claims management practices across the WA Workers Compensation landscape.
Demonstrating a passion for the WA resources sector assisting and supporting stakeholders and developing partnerships, Kate has experience managing numerous Workers’ Compensation portfolios. Kate has assisted a vast array of employers achieve outstanding results.

Back2Work Solutions

Leanne Reilly

Owner/Operator - Norseman Apartments

Norseman Apartments, in the heart of Ngadju Country and the Great Western Woodlands, are owned and operated by Leanne and Shane Reilly.
Both have worked in and around the Goldfields- Esperance area, Leanne (safety, rail, construction, electrical, visitor services) and Shane (flow control in mining, utilities, civils, etc.). Having travelled the Goldfields-Esperance area extensively to work away from home, they saw an opportunity to develop comfortable, self-contained accommodation in Norseman that could meet the needs of both tourist and corporate travellers.
Norseman, where mining has been operational for over 125 years, sits at the cross-roads, 200kms from Kalgoorlie and Esperance and at the start (or end) of the Eyre Highway. It is effectively the "Gateway to Western Australia". When you are so far from home it is important to have a comfortable place to centre yourself. All the essentials are provide as well as free NBN connection, free Netflix and Telstra TV, 4G moble network, secure premises, off-street parking and nearby electric vehicle charging. And an easy walk to the community swimming pool, town oval and courts, gymnasium and local hotel.

Norseman Apartments

Mo Baqir

Consultant - Unilakes

I have become responsible, across varied projects, for the installation & maintenance of company-wide IT Infrastructure. This has involved executive-level client-side troubleshooting and maintenance of NOC. I actively participated in all phases of networking projects including need /requirement analysis, network design, product selection and evaluation, technical and commercial negotiations, network implementation, and management. Via my expansive expertise, I am able to identify issues and risks and propose priorities of problem resolution and also included managing small enhancements in large and complex Networks. I am able to work with any corporate team to escalate and/or resolve/troubleshoot technical issues via effective networking solutions. Additionally, I actively participate in requirement gathering for all future enhancements for large Networks, functional specifications & participate in the technical specification documentation process for valuable assets. . Beyond orchestration, I display the ability to rely on others and ensure there is a vested interest to engage:

• Technical architecture - Leading delivery of technical architectures in the sales Industry
• Technical sales leadership - Differentiating myself by having a combination of a strong focus on line-of-business platforms and related industry solutions | Executive presence - Owning relationships with technology executives - and members of their office, influencing relationships with senior stakeholders.
• Application Remediation, Integration & Migration; Critical Customer-Facing Applications
• Enterprise Level Systems Integration and Data Migration to the Salesforce Cloud
• Mobile Application Development & Website Integration Projects, Incubation, Digital Agency Engagement
• Dealing with complexity/Ambiguity - Global customers often bring a high degree of complexity and ambiguity to the fore in both business requirements and technical solutions, ability to think creatively and "out of the box" will be paramount to my success continued success as will my ability to work and collaborate as a team.
• End to end project management of data migration stream from business case to implementation and transition into IT support services | Issues, Risks, Assumptions and Dependencies Log Management.


Kevin Harrison

MD of Project Laser - Project Laser

The MD and owner of Project Laser, a mobile service using the latest in mobile laser technology that can safely and precisely remove a variety of coatings and contamination layers
Corrosion, oil, grease, epoxy, paint and other residues can be vaporised with no chance of substrate damage of profiling.

Project Laser

Jarrod Faulkner

Business Relationship Manager - Interlink Insurance Brokers

WA born and bred
I like Rugby League, Union, Boxing and UFC
I run, swim and play golf

I work on relationships, not transactions. People do business with me because I help them really understand the service and the insurance products they pay for, to protect their business.

Interlink Insurance Brokers


director/ - goldfields trades service

:more than 20 years of experience in welding and fabrication: specialising in pressure vessels, tanks building and installation, piping (carbon steel and stainless steel).
:coded welding to asme 9 code(SMAW,GTAW,FCAW,GMAW)
:aluminium welding
:cast iron welding
:experience in heavy equipment building and repair
:mechanical fitting
:servicing of road tanks and rail tanks, repairing from chassis to shell, degassing, testing(pressure testing, leak testing)
:PRV(pressure relief valve servicing and testing)
:painting, blasting
:licence motor repairer for body building(trucks, trailer,light vehicles)

highly flexible, quick to respond and always ready to take up any toughest challenges at work( that is where you get refresh and learn more)

goldfields trades service

Janine Ringrose

Business Development Manager - RSEA Safety

I have been living in the Goldfields region between Norseman & Wiluna for the past 25 years, originally hailing from Esperance.
In earlier times I worked on various gold/nickel mines as plant operator, site administrator, safety rep, and more recently managed Deutz Australia for 5 years and held the role of BDM with Workpac here in Kalgoorlie.
I am involved in several sporting committees and most weekends will see me on the side lines at either Soccer or Cricket cheering for my teenage sons.
I am strongly invested in the local community and seek to assist local business as best I can in any given role.

RSEA Safety

Orthodontist Melbourne

CEO - Orthodontist Melbourne

Having any dental problems or need regular check-ups? Then Virtuosum Orthodontics is dedicated to helping patients improve their smiles by guiding them through correct facial growth. We are offering orthodontist Melbourne service from Braces to Implants, to check-ups and cleans, you can rely on the best services at an affordable price. We understand teeth are important because they allow you to grin widely, which can boost your confidence and convey a polished personality.

Orthodontist Melbourne

Jarrod Ramsay

Director - ICTouch

I have 14 years experience as a company director and ICT Industry experience. I pride myself on our ability to design, implement and manage complex, secure, fit-for-purpose ICT environments. Supporting our clients to drive transformational change, improve productivity, end user experience and increase the businesses return on ICT investments, while warranting corporate objectives, security and compliance requirements are strictly adhered to.

Through R&D and continued ongoing investment, we have made notable advancements within the business over the last 5 years, uniquely positioning us to cater the growing complexities of today's modern ICT environments, most notably;

* Developed in-house capabilities to become leaders in Virtualisation Technologies, enabling us to deliver mission-critical technology to a workforce of any size.

* In 2020 we successfully built, commercialised and launched our own high-performance Managed Cloud Platform. Combining Infrastructure and Software as a Service, we create cloud based modern, digital workspaces for your employees. Securely delivering apps and desktops to any device, over any network, delivering your users with an exceptional hybrid work experience.

* We are trailblazing Virtual Desktop Infrastructure (VDI) and Desktop as a Service Technologies (DaaS). ICTouch is proud to support a growing number of Goldfields-Esperance based businesses to future proof their organisations and meet the ever-changing needs of their workforces, by delivering the most comprehensive DaaS and VDI options available on today's global market.

* We offer fully integrated services across our core business units comprising Managed ICT Services, Infrastructure, Cyber Security and the full stack of Wholesale Telecommunications Services (voice, data and mobility)

* Operating in the Goldfields since 2003.

We provide considered and realistic approaches to the management of your organisations ICT environment. Our commitment is to provide your business with a renewed confidence in, and understanding of the ICT being implemented, the rational behind it, and the ongoing process for managing it over time.

To chat further, please don't hesitiate to call me directly on 08 6324 3366 email or pop into our office located at 1/82 Brookman Street Kalgoorlie.


Angus Selman

I am the Business Development Manager for Success 5 Engineering. I look to engage with new and existing Clients to see how we can work with them to improve their productivity in a variety of ways. - Success 5 Engineering

I enjoying connecting with people authentically, as I believe there is wealth of knowledge to be gained through this. I love to learn about what they do and understand their perspectives, pleasures and pains. I enjoy good conversation, solving problems, speaking to problem solvers and introducing authentic people to others within my network of business connections.

I have enjoyed many different roles throughout my career, from Logistics, to Sales, to Procurement, and now Business Development.

I am constantly learning in order to improve my agility and resilience in this ever changing world.

My one of my desires is to collaborate with other business owners to strengthen Australia's manufacturing capability.

Success 5 Engineering

Jennifer Gleeson

Owner - Consultant - Jenny Gleeson Coaching and Consulting

Jenny Gleeson Coaching and Consulting specialises in team wellbeing workshops, personality profiling, and consulting services. These are conducted either online or in person. We utilise well established and recognised human behavioural tools to assist individuals and organisations understand themselves and others more effectively.

We especially enjoy working with community-based organisations and anyone with a growth mindset. Assisting those based in regional Western Australia is also a passion of ours. Our Founder, Jenny Gleeson, is driven by helping people and organisations be the best they can be. Nothing satisfies her more than being able to make a positive and significant difference in a person’s life. Her motto in life is ‘Treat others how you wish to be treated’.

We offer a free 30-minute consultation, allowing individuals and organisations an opportunity to discuss areas of concern and gain a greater understanding of how Jenny Gleeson Coaching and Consulting can assist. We offer a customer referral incentive program, individualised and affordable career and life coaching packages, personality profiling workshops, customised wellbeing workshops (discounts apply when packaged, number of participants, and for community-based organisations), and end of financial year/end of year discounts on our Personality Dimensions workshop.

Jenny Gleeson Coaching and Consulting is a home-based business operating primarily from The Goldfields but traveling all over WA.

Jenny Gleeson Coaching and Consulting

Richard Lynn

Managing Director - Proxa Australia

Richard has held senior management positions in business development and large multidisciplinary projects in the infrastructure and consulting industries. Richard’s scientific mind is quick to analyse problems and develop innovative solutions; using over 15 years of technical application experience in a wide variety of industries. He is able to take complex problems and develop, communicate and implement simple comprehensible solutions.

Richard is a highly skilled communicator; his presentation and negotiation skills produce results and gain support from a wide level of decisionmakers. More than 12 years’ experience in developing teams and commercial agreements for Alliances, Joint Ventures and other innovative contractual models both locally and Internationally have produced successful projects with minimal resource turnover.

Richard's current responsibilities are to manage the Australian Business of PROXA Australia. All business matters for clients, people and performance.

Based in Perth, Richard is focusing on the mining and minerals business.

Proxa Australia

Peter Sloane

Owner/Operator - Tyrepower Kalgoorlie

Tyrepower Kalgoorlie

Dean Mason

Managing Director of Gorilla Radio (Two Way Radio Specialists) - Gorilla Radio

We are a small family business operating in Newcastle, NSW.
We supply and service all major brands of two way radios, hearing protection & accessories.
Our team have years of industry experience and extensive knowledge regarding radio products & legislation of radio use.
We tailor radio solutions to our customers’ needs to help increase safety and efficiency in the workplace.

Our Motto:
"Keep our customers happy and we'll keep our customers"

Gorilla Radio

Chantelle Rossouw

Branch Manager - Konnect Fastening Systems

Konnect Fastening Systems


Director and HSEQ Specialist - ALIGN Risk Management

Tania Van der Stap is a HSEQ Specialist who has worked extensively with companies in Australia to achieve Safe Production. She founded Align Risk Management in 2003 and has worked with companies including Chevron, FMG, AngoGold Ashanti, Worley Parsons, Baker Hughes, Monadelphous and also small to medium enterprises. Her expertise is in managing risk to achieve safety, production and quality concurrently. For more information see: and

ALIGN Risk Management

Sharni Foulkes

Business Advisor - Kalgoorlie-Boulder Chamber of Commerce & Industry

Kalgoorlie-Boulder Chamber of Commerce & Industry

Billy Ray Stokes

Owner - The Proper Gander Espresso

As the founding man and brains behind The Proper Gander, I am an an innovator, forward thinker.

Having worked across a variety of industries, coupled with my passion for business and efficiencies, I have a passion for changing the coffee scene as we know it.

The Proper Gander Espresso

Kodi Carter

District Manager - Goldfields - Holcim Australia Pty Ltd

Holcim Australia Pty Ltd