Meet the people behind the face of PLWA who lead from the front and drive organisational growth to achieve our mission, instil our values and move our organisation closer to achieving our overall vision. A vision in which we see PLWA become the contractor of choice by being recognised as a market leader in delivering solutions and best value to industry.

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Geoff Stocker

Geoff is the founding, majority shareholder of PLWA. He is a true Indigenous entrepreneur who has built PLWA into a successful Indigenous company, operating in the North West of WA. His efforts have led to him receiving the award in 2009 for Business leader of the year, plus numerous other awards for his Business. He has extensive operations experience and local knowledge gained working in remote locations.

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Andrew Ellison
Executive Director

During the past 20 years, Andrew has held a number of Executive Management positions. Formerly the Managing Director of Cimeco and a founding Executive Director of Forge, a publicly listed company trading on the ASX. He has extensive operational, contractual and General Management experience. He has lived in the Northwest for ten years and managed projects in West Africa and as such, is fully experienced in working in remote locations and has a strong commitment in organic growth.

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Paula Phillips-Prescott
Chief Financial Officer

Paula is a senior finance professional with extensive experience in all aspects of financial management including internal financial reporting, internal control framework, taxation, contract management, acquisition and her oversight of financial risk management. With over 20 years’ experience, she is recognised for her ability to build strong relationships and deliver effective operational and strategic solutions addressing current and future business needs.