Board Members

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Alfred Mamarika

GEBIE Group Chairman

Born and raised on his father’s country at Umbakumba, Alfred worked as a boilermaker at GEMCO before becoming a community…

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Louisa Amagula

GEBIE Group Director

Appointed by the Angurugu community as a Director of GEBIE in 2013, Louisa is conscious of working together as a…

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Stefano Lalara

GEBIE Group Director

In his second term as a GEBIE Director, Stefano is working with his Community to push for a full-time nurse…

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James Yantarrnga

GEBIE Group Director

James has a very strong passion for his country, Salt Lake. Nothing makes him happier than taking his family fishing…

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Parnell Kumar

GEBIE Group Director

Growing up, Parnell moved between Darwin and Angurugu Community. The opportunity to experience schooling in urban and remote settings made…

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Katerina Bara

Independent GEBIE Director

The value of education is something Katy would like to see instilled in young people on Groote Eylandt and she…

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Peter Marin

Independent GEBIE Director and Group Secretary

GEBIE Company Secretary since August 2014, Peter was appointed to the GEBIE Board as Independent Director in January 2015.  Currently…

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Mark Lewis

Independent Groote Eylandt Lodge Director

Mark was appointed Company Secretary to Groote Eylandt Lodge in September 2014 and made a Groote Eylandt Lodge Director in…

Senior Management Team

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Corallie Ferguson

GEBIE Group
Chief Executive Officer

Corallie joined GEBIE in July 2015 and is responsible for achieving the three GEBIE Group Boards’ corporate goals through the…

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Ian Gallagher

GEBIE Group
Chief Financial Officer

Ian joined GEBIE in July 2016. As a Chartered Accountant and Certified Practicing Accountant, he is responsible for financial discipline, strong compliance…

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Glen Smith

GCC General Manager

Glen’s role is to grow GEBIE Civil and Construction to increase its profit and to provide long-term training and jobs…

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Shane Gilmore

GEBIE Group Facilities and Systems Manager

A previous resident of Groote Eylandt, Shane has come back to the Eylandt after spending the last ten years supervising…

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Gihan Amarasekara

Groote Eylandt Lodge Property Manager

Arriving at Groote Eylandt Lodge as food and beverage manager Gihan thrived on the challenge and was promoted to the…

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Jill Simmons

Operations Manager

Jill joined the GEBIE Group in September 2015 as a Social Program Co-ordinator after working in events management and commercial…