Professionals with specialist experience in business, industry and Indigenous affairs bring a wealth of knowledge and skills to the GEPL Board.
They oversee our strategic direction with a focus on developing a diversified and sustainable future for our business.
Darren Injie is a proud Innawonga man from Paraburdoo with more than 20 years’ experience in Indigenous affairs.
A lifelong advocate for Aboriginal rights his vision is to see Aboriginal people gain independence and prosperity through successful economic participation.
In addition to his role with Gumala Enterprises, Darren has worked for Yamatji Marlpa Aboriginal Corporation and the Ngarda Foundation.
Ailsa Roy represents the Nyiyaparli language group and is a passionate advocate for Aboriginal people.
A registered nurse, she has a long association with GEPL and is also a Director of the Gumala Aboriginal Corporation.
Ailsa has specific expertise Australian Native Title claims.
Steven Dhu is a Banyjima man who was born and educated in Port Hedland.
A successful businessman with a background in mining and resources, he has a law degree from UWA.
Steven has served as Legal Counsel for the Pilbara Aboriginal Corporation and is currently the Chairperson of the Gumala Aboriginal Corporation.
Bart Boelen has an extensive background in government and the private sector with expertise in all aspects of major and complex project delivery.
A Certified Practising Portfolio Executive and Master Project Director (AIPM), he provides high level strategic advice on corporate governance, property and tourism developments, probity audits and company directorship in his role as Managing Director of B2Consulting,
Bart has previously held roles with the WA Tourism Commission, Department of Housing, Coffey Projects and MacroPlan Australia.
John Galvin has extensive national and international business experience including operational and corporate positions in the civil and building construction industries, and roles on several non-profit and alliance boards.
He has also operated a successful project management consultancy.
John studied at the Executive General Management program at Harvard Business School and is a Fellow of the Institute of Engineers and a Member of the Institute of Company Directors.