Who We Are
The National Wellbeing Alliance team is made up of Aboriginal and non-Aboriginal people with specialised areas of expertise and a passion for what we do. We are highly skilled facilitators, consultants and associates with extensive experience and a shared commitment to drive long-term change.
Managing Director, ICG
Gail is a descendant from the Noongar people, the Nudju people, who are from the Norseman/Balladonia area, and the Mirrnning people (‘Whale people’), who stretch along the coast between Western Australia and South Australia.
Gail has run businesses for two decades and works with Aboriginal and non-Aboriginal people and organisations across Australia.
She has been a board member of many significant Indigenous organisations and she is an adept and experienced consultant with many years in the arena of Cross Cultural Awareness & Corporate Responsibility.
Kali brings exceptional strategic skills to producing results for Aboriginal stakeholders. With a background running successful and award-winning businesses in his own right for many years, Kali has steadily developed a firm that is able to achieve significant long‐term outcomes through a very different and unique approach.
Kali has been working with Aboriginal people for over 25 years. Through extensive work with Indigenous Business Australia, leading mining corporations as well as a diverse range of Indigenous corporations and enterprises, Kali has established a strong reputation as an innovative and talented economic and community development strategist.
CEO, Director, Corporate Culcha
Paul is a Bundjalung man with traditional kinship ties to Wirri and Birriah first Nations. Paul has worked extensively with state and federal government departments in senior management positions and is highly-experienced in developing cultural capability frameworks and Indigenous Workforce Development Strategies for government and corporate enterprises.
He also supports organisations to develop effective Indigenous Procurement plans. He has worked with OxFam on community development projects with Indigenous people in New Zealand, Guatemala, Mexico, America and Canada. Paul has established and led several successful Indigenous businesses and is passionate about supporting others to achieve success.
Operations Manager, Corporate Culcha
Vanessa Ring, Corporate Culcha’s Operations Manager since 2009 has extensive experience working with government, not-for-profit and private enterprise in international relations and client relationship roles.
Vanessa has been working with Corporate Culcha since it began operations. Her strengths lie in developing and maintaining strong client relationships and her extensive administrative and project skills and experience ensure the efficient management and execution of contracts across the business.
With more than 80% of our training team being Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people, the National Wellbeing Alliance has the largest team of TAE-qualified Indigenous trainers in the country.
Our non-Indigenous trainers have extensive expertise and experience in delivering training content to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities.