• Triscilla Holborow
    Triscilla Holborow Chief Executive Officer

    Triscilla founded REFAP together with Kelly in 2010, acting on a shared passion to help Aboriginal people make the most of their opportunities and find real employment.


    Triscilla has more than 25 years’ experience working in the mining and oil and gas sectors.

    She has excelled in various roles, including managing large earth-moving teams, consulting to Aboriginal organisations, developing and deploying safety and risk management strategies, and delivering and developing training programs. She has also won several awards relating to Aboriginal employment.

    Triscilla is a Traditional Owner from the Yaburara and Yindjibarndi tribes (a member of the Cosmos family), and she regards her greatest achievement as being able to support her community. She is passionate about helping Aboriginal people obtain meaningful and long-term employment – engaging and upskilling communities for a better future.

  • Kelly Grady
    Kelly Grady Managing Director-Pilbara Operations

    From a home-based operation to a thriving company with multiple offices, Kelly has helped the family business grow to around 75 staff in half the time anticipated.

    Kelly’s professional background is in finance, information technology, project management (Lean/Six Sigma), and mining and resources. She has successfully led and managed several multi-billion-dollar Iron Ore ports, most notably as a Deputy Registered Manager for Rio Tinto Iron Ore – Dampier Operations.

    Kelly holds a BComm (Accounting and Information Systems) degree from the University of Melbourne.

  • Kyle Bartlett
    Kyle Bartlett Coordinator – Karratha

    Kyle is the coordinator of the Community Development Program (CDP) in Karratha. He has extensive experience working as an Indigenous mentor, and he is passionate about helping at-risk and disengaged Aboriginal youth connect with their communities and turn their lives around.

    Kyle first worked with REFAP when it started operating in 2010, providing labour on site as part of the wash-down group. After spending several years in Perth for family reasons, where he worked for Laing O’Rourke and Outcare, he returned to Karratha (and REFAP) in early 2017.

    Kyle enjoys working closely with the CDP job seekers to build relationships and help them overcome any barriers to employment. Also an award-winning songwriter, Kyle inspires and empowers people through his music.

  • 2014 KDDCI People’s Choice Award

    KDDCI People’s Choice Award
  • Top 5 finalist Aboriginal Employment at the 2013 Deadly Awards

    Deadly Awards Aboriginal Employment
  • 2014 KDCCI Industry Development & Innovation award.

    KDCCI Industry Development & Innovation award.
  • WA Regional Small Business Awards Best Aboriginal Business 2012,2013

    WA Regional Small Business Awards Best Aboriginal Business
  • Best Aboriginal Business 2012 & 2013

    The annual KDCCI Business Excellence Awards celebrate the achievements, innovation and enterprising spirit of small to medium sized businesses across the City of Karratha.

    KDCCI Best Aboriginal Business 2012, 2013
  • 2013 WA Regional Achievement Awards Development of Northwest,

    WA Regional Achievement Awards Development of Northwest
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