Managing Director – South
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Ashley is proud Gunggandji man with strong cultural connections to Yarrabah and Cape York communities.
Ashley has extensive experience working within the Australian Government at Senior Executive levels for over 20 years. Ashley has been instrumental in leading the development of many iconic projects; National Centre of Indigenous Excellence, Mossman Gorge Centre, Western Cape Residential Campus and Black Theatre Site.
His roles at Senior Executive Management levels enabled him to successfully managed large organisational teams, programs and projects. During this time Ashley has mentored staff and managed multi discipline consulting design teams.
Ashley has assisted many Indigenous groups throughout Australia to acquire and develop pastoral and commercial properties that now deliver significant cultural, economic, social and environmental benefits to their communities.
Ashley also has international development expertise having worked for AusAID in the following fields; PNG Secondary Schools Program, Bilateral aid programs throughout the Pacific region, coordinated Australia’s responses to International Environmental Initiatives and managing Australia’s involvement in Multilateral Development projects with UN Agencies, the World Bank and the Asian Development Bank.
Ashley is a registered teacher and holds a Bachelor of Education from the Queensland University of Technology (Secondary Human Movement and Geography). He has taught in the UK and has extensive project management experience focusing on developing Indigenous Employment Participation in the construction sector.