John O’Hare – Chairperson
Western Australian Government’s Department of Jobs, Tourism, Science and Innovation
John's Division was responsible for the successful development of the Western Australian Jobs Act 2017. He is also responsible for the successful implementation of the WA Industry Link initiative which aims to provide local businesses, in particular small and medium sized enterprises, with more opportunity to compete for State Government contracts. WA Industry Link comprises of the development and implementation of the Western Australian Industry Participation Strategy, the Industry Link Advisory Service, regionally based Local Content Advisers and a web portal.
He Chairs the Gorgon and Wheatstone Combined Local Content Committee.
He is a trustee of the Committee for Economic Development of Australia and a graduate of the University of Western Australia and Edith Cowan University.