RESA's executive team is based in
Adelaide and the Upper Spencer Gulf Region in South Australia.
Phil de Courcey
CEO , B.Comm, MBA
considerable experience in commercial and financial management,
including development of businesses.
He has had executive and financial
responsibilities and has contributed to the leadership of a range
of organisations, where he operated in the development of skills
and capability of companies.
He has experience in finance,
marketing and project analysis and management. Phil was previously
the CEO of the Defence Teaming Centre (DTC).
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number (08) 7325 8507
Project Manager - Learning and Development
Sheree joined the RESA team in January 2012 as
Project Coordinator based in Adelaide. Originally from Western
Australia, Sheree brings to the RESA team a strong background in
Skills Development and Workplace Learning. Sheree has been
instrumental in the development and management of collaborative
Department of Further Education, Employment, Science and Technology
(DFEEST) Department of Education and Children's Services
(DECS) & Department of Education, Employment &
Workplace relations (DEEWR) up skilling programs for the
Public, Private and Resources sectors at a state and federal level.
Sheree has actively facilitated onsite Safety and Frontline
Management training for the Construction and Resources industries,
as well as provided policy development consultation to Micro and
Small and Medium Enterprise's in both a Regional and Metro
Sheree holds a Bachelor of Education along with Diploma's in
HRM, OHS & Management.
number (08) 7325 8504
Paula joined the team at RESA in February 2012
as the Regional Manager, based in Port Augusta and was appointed
Operations Manager in January 2013.
With over ten year's background working across regional
Australia, Paula brings a passion for the development and
strengthening of regional communities across South Australia, along
with strength in communications, public relations and
marketing. During her time in regional Australia, Paula has
experience at the Executive Manager level for not-for-profit
organisations, worked with small to medium enterprises and worked
within international wholesale markets within the travel
Paula holds a Bachelor's Degree in Technology, as well as a
Masters in Marketing and is currently undertaking her MBA.
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number (08) 7325 8510
Jayne Joined the RESA team in June 2012 with a
key focus on continuing the growth and success of RESA's annual
Skills and Workforce Summit.
Jayne managed the 2013 Skills and Workforce Summit which was
held at the Adelaide Hilton attracting nationally acclaimed
speakers and more than 140 delegates. The Summit included a new
feature of a follow on CEO Forum to ensure that issues raised
during the Summit would be actioned.
With an extensive background in marketing and communications
Jayne is responsible for RESA communications and publications such
as the bi-monthly e-news, overall marketing and public relations
including the RESA corporate website. Governance and strategic
planning also fall under Jayne's responsibilities.
Jayne holds a Bachelor of Arts in Education from Deakin
University, is currently studying a Diploma of Human Resources and
recently completed a Vocational Training and Assessment Certificate
IV. Send Jayne an
Media enquires can be made direct to Jayne via
(08) 7325 8501 or 0417 725 995.
phone number (08) 7325 8501
Principal Manager Resources and Mining
Based in Port Augusta Sean joined the RESA team
as Principal Manager RAMP, January 2013, from his position with the
He has an extensive background in local councils, government
relations, private enterprise, the public service and the
His experience in training and skills development comes from his
previous role as the Principal Manager of the state government's
Resources and Energy Program (REP) linking students with training
and jobs in the mining and energy generation
Sean has a Bachelor of Arts Degree and recently completed an
Currently a member of the Quality Reference Group of the South
Australian Training and Skills Commission and on the executive of
the Whyalla Chamber of Commerce.
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number (08) 7325 8506
Andrea undertakes resources industry labour
force, skills and workforce research.
With an understanding of the 'on the job' skills and
requirements Andrea also works with schools , communities and
supply chain partners across the state to ensure that the many
occupations required to meet the needs of the resources sector are
promoted through a series of 'careers roadshows' and information
She also supports the roll-out of skilling projects designed to
meet the training needs of existing workers in the resources
sector. Andrea works in direct partnership with the Resources and
Energy Program (Department of Children's Services) and kindred
programs to achieve this.
Andrea has a Marketing and Communications degree from the
University of South Australia and is currently studying a
Diploma of Human Resources, Vocational Training and
Assessment Certificate IV and Frontline Management.
Send Andrea an
number (08) 7325 8505
Brad joined RESA in 2013 as the Business
Development Manager based RESA's Adelaide office in Fullarton.
Brad spent the last 10 years in the mining sector working on
major sites throughout Australia. He has a strong knowledge
of the resources sector as well as an indepth understanding of
training and management skills.
Commencing his career in the mining industry in 2004 as a
Driller, Brad progressed to the position of Training Coordinator in
2009 before spending time running resource sector qualifications
for an Adelaide RTO.
Brad holds a Certificate IV in Mineral Drilling, a Certificate
IV in OHS, a Certificate IV TAE and a Certificate IV FLM ( Front
number (08) 7325 8503
Deb has many years' experience as an
independent contractor in a variety of industries including mining,
construction, finance, recruiting, insurance and agriculture.
Deb's previous roles include business development, event
co-ordination, marketing, office management and membership
recruitment for non-profit organisations such as the Australian
Institute of Company Directors (AICD), SA Chamber of Mines &
Energy (SACOME) and the Wine Grape Growers Australia (WGGA).
Deb has come on board to support the RESA team with
administrative assistance. Deb works part time at RESA on Monday,
Tuesday and Thursday.
Send Deb an
number (08) 7325 8502