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Gordon Cole

Chair

Gordon Cole is a Noongar leader and business operator with a passion for helping Noongar businesses succeed.

A former chairperson of the Perth Noongar Regional Council, Gordon has an extensive career in business and government, with time spent across several State and Federal Government agencies before starting his own business, specialising in Indigenous services, coaching, mentoring, and leadership. He also runs a workwear supply business.

Gordon believes the NCCI is a key element needed to build and strengthen the Noongar Nation. He wants NCCI to play a key role in building capacity and adding value to local, state, national and international service contracts.
His businesses G Cole Consulting won Business of the Year at the 2013 BHP Billiton NAIDOC Perth Awards and the 2014 Supply Nation ‘Supplier to Supplier’ Partnership award. Cole Workwear won the 2016 Supply Nation award.

When not spending time with his family, Gordon pursues his interests in Indigenous Affairs, politics, domestic and international business, Noongar language and culture, gardening, health and fitness, coaching women’s football and the AFL (West Coast Eagles).