Kim Collard, Chair Bibbulmun Board, CEO Kulbardi
B.A.Sc Aboriginal Community Management and Development, Masters Health Economics
A Balladong/Wilmen man of the Nyoongar Nation, and a leader in enterprise and community development, Kim is a highly respected and influential member of the Aboriginal and non-Aboriginal Community.
With experience as CEO of Australia’s largest Aboriginal-owned business and office supply stationery company (Kulbardi) and fleet solutions company (Kooya Fleet Solutions), director of his own training consultancy firm (Kooya Consultancy), lecturer and co-ordinator in Indigenous Australian Cultural Studies (Curtin University) and a police officer in remote Australia, Kim has developed the capacity to engage and connect with people and opportunities in the forefront and background of our diverse nation.
A compassionate leader with warmth and humility, Kim was inspired to establish Kulbardi around a corporate model that gave back to his people. Besides his children, the Bibbulmun Fund is his proudest achievement. With commitment and devotion, he is deeply motivated to chair the advisory board towards facilitating positive change BY Aboriginal people FOR Aboriginal people.
Kim has been nominated in the Indigenous Supplier of the Year category for Supply Nation for 2 consecutive years. Outside work he enjoys fishing, caravanning and travel, and experiencing diverse cultures and cuisines.