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Dr Geoff James


Dr Geoff James is a consultant in clean energy and is respected as a thought leader with over 25 years of multi-disciplinary research with government and private-sector clients. His research and consulting interests include integrating renewable energy in power systems, distribution network evolution, international transmission planning, Asian energy market development, and energy storage technology and applications.

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Dr Richard Finlay-Jones


Dr Richard Finlay-Jones is a renewable energy developer and private consultant specialising in the development and management of renewable energy projects. Over the past 20 years, Richard has been directly involved in the development of over 5GW of wind and solar energy projects, from greenfield site assessment through to full permitting.

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Peter Windie


Peter Windie is a Thudgari man who played a leadership role in his peoples’ Native title Determination in 2009. He is a well-respected leader in the Gascoyne Junction region and appointed Director to Pilbara Solar in early 2020.

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Warinypirna (Mrs Doris Eaton)


Warinypirna is a highly respected Nyamal/Pitjakarli/Nyangumarta Elder from the Pilbara region of Western Australia. Inspired and encouraged by her cultural Elders, family, and community, Mrs Eaton has dedicated much of her life to achieving positive outcomes for “my Country, my people, and other Aboriginal groups.” When working with others being a good listener and learning from others is key to successfully reaching mutually-beneficial solutions. “I do this in the hope that our next generations will have a good future and strong culture.”

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Kylie Chalmers

Managing Director

Kylie Chalmers was appointed as Managing Director in May 2020, following her strong commitment to the Senior Projects Adviser role since Pilbara Solar’s inception in 2017. Previously, Ms Chalmers has practiced law for 11 years and was originally approached to co-author the pre-feasibility study, “Evaluating the potential to export Pilbara solar resources to the proposed ASEAN grid via a subsea high voltage direct current interconnector.”

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William Davis

General Manager

Will was appointed General Manager in December 2023 and was previously Manager of Projects since September 2020. He is an experienced Geographic Information Systems (GIS) specialist with over 15 years in the mining and not-for-profit industry, including as manager of the geospatial team at YMAC. Will has previously worked with Traditional Owners in the Kimberley, Pilbara and Yamatji regions.

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Tony Manso


Tony’s career spans 35+ years consulting to emerging, middle market and large private businesses allowing him to gain exposure to a vast range of industry sectors. During this time, he has built a broad range of capability across business improvement diagnostics, strategy and accounting and finance functions.

During his professional career he has served close to 10 years at Big 4 advisory firms and established a Perth based consultancy firm which he ran for 24 years until it was acquired by a Big 4 firm in 2018.

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Our aim is to build a sustainable future for our State by bringing people together to create strong partnerships that will deliver beneficial outcomes for all.

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We deliver high-quality renewable energy projects that meet local industry, government and community needs.

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We want to create opportunities for Aboriginal people to become self-sustainable communities, and share in the wealth generated by renewable energy projects occurring on their Country.  

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