Principal Director and majority owner Bill Bennell is a Ballardong-Whadjuk Nyungar man, born and raised in Bunbury with strong ancestral ties to the Bunbury-Collie area. He has worked all over Australia in land management, cultural heritage protection and Aboriginal community capacity development for almost 30 years.

Our longest-serving Director Scott Chisholm has a wealth of experience over more than 15 years in enterprise development, heritage consulting and project management across Australia, with a strong understanding of state and national heritage legislation and best-practice methodologies.

Managing Director Nerilee Boshammer-Bennell has a Bachelor of Science (Environmental Management), is a Certified Environmental Practitioner with EIANZ, and has been working in environmental management and community engagement in the South West of WA for 15 years.

Between our Directors alone, ALS has almost 60 years’ combined experience in heritage protection and management, Aboriginal community and enterprise capacity building, community engagement, environmental management and education.

Plus, our dedicated team of more than 25 consultants and support staff are a best in-field (and out) team of project specialists with anthropology, archaeology, environmental and community engagement experts.