Cath Harper, Communications Manager
Cath harper is a former lawyer who practised corporate law in Sydney before spending a decade working in Spain. Upon returning to WA, Cath has built a new career in the conference sector…
Cath has worked in event management, fundraising and communications roles for Australian Wildlife Conservancy, Cancer Support WA, and the WA Association for Mental Health, before joining Evolve Events in mid-2018.
She has worked as the sponsorship and exhibitions manager for a series of successful events. In addition to positive financial outcomes, often exceeding expectations, Cath possesses a special talent for building and maintaining real relationships with funding organisations and has built up a strong network of contacts.
Cath also plays a key role in quality control for our training program as lead editor for the organisation and has now moved into our newly created role of Communications Manager.
Laura Young, Events Administrator
Laura Young is the newest addition to the Evolve team. A skilled administration professional, she has worked extensively with local businesses and brings strong attention to detail and outstanding customer service skills to the Evolve team…
In addition to providing a high level of customer service and handling most enquiries, Laura is our ticketing specialist, who will ensure a smooth and effective registration system and assist with reporting requirements. Laura’s background aligns well with the Evolve values, as she has previously hosted workshops based around personal growth, acceptance, and building self-esteem.
Robyn Williams, Events Assistant
Robyn Williams assists us with our training logistics and on-site event requirements….
An experienced small business owner and educator with decades of experience, she draws on eight years’ experience as a TAFE lecturer and holds post graduate qualifications in both sustainability and facilitation and organisational communication.
Robyn provides our clients with practical support and assists with the preparation for a wide range of services and events.
Willhemina Farmer, Aboriginal Training Consultant
Willhemina Farmer is a proud noongar woman from the great southern with cultural and personal networks from Broome to Esperance…
She draws on 30 years of experience in government partnerships and community initiatives delivering services in community development, health and mental health. Her experience includes working at an advisory level on national, state and regional projects.
Willa studied at Curtin University and Marr- Mooditj college in narrative therapy, aboriginal community management and development.
Willa is also qualified aboriginal mental health first aid instructor and has managed trainers across Australia.
Willhemina has a strong commitment and passion for justice and equal rights of all Australians, including “stolen generation” issues and issues related to recovery from alcohol/drug addiction and substance use.
Gilda Mercer, AWARE Project Coordinator
Gilda has a wealth of experience in adult training, co-design and consultation in both the private and public sector…
She has qualifications in business, governance, training and sustainability which took her overseas for a decade working in some very exotic locations.
Having spent seven years working with a wide range of community organisations at Volunteering WA, Gilda is a valuable addition to our team.