Our People

At Workpower, we are fortunate to have an organisation comprised of talented, dedicated, and passionate individuals. With a combined total of over 80 years experience of working in the disability sector, our Executive Team have the skills and experience needed to deliver outstanding, industry-leading services.

Lee Broomhall

Chief Executive Officer

Lee has been employed with Workpower since early 1997 in a variety of roles and was appointed Chief Executive Officer in August 2012. She holds qualifications in business management and human services and is a Fellow of Leadership WA. She also won the Telstra Young Business Women’s Award for WA in 2010.

Lee serves as the Chair of the WA Disability Enterprises (WADE) Alliance and was appointed Deputy Chair of the Waste Authority in 2019. She is passionate about the creation of long-term opportunities that enable people of all abilities to fulfill their potential in life.

Shane O’Connor

Chief Operating Officer

Shane oversees Workpower’s daily operations as well as the finance, marketing, and human resources functions. He’s responsible for high level reviews and undertakes risk assessments of new business opportunities.

Shane holds a Bachelor of Business in Accounting and postgraduate qualifications in business management and human resource management. He previously held the position of Workpower CEO for eight years and is a Fellow of Leadership WA.

Vikki Lahore

Executive Manager Service Excellence

Vikki’s passion for community inclusion and individualised services ensures that an individual’s first experience with Workpower best supports their future pathway and outcomes.

Her team is responsible for referrals, onboarding, service growth, and ensuring quality and safeguarding measures. Vikki is Workpower’s subject expert on the National Disability Insurance Scheme. She holds qualifications in business management and human resource management.

Peter May

Executive Manager Enterprise Development

Peter oversees all Workpower’s social enterprises and is responsible for new business development and existing business improvement and growth for Workpower.

He holds a Bachelor of Business in Horticulture and postgraduate qualifications in business management. His expertise in business development has created many opportunities for people with disability and mental illness.

Mairead Connolly

Executive Manager Customer Experience

Mairead is responsible for the customer’s experience which includes all service delivery operations. She holds a Bachelor of Science and has postgraduate qualifications in Business Management.

Mairead brings her passion for people and human rights to her work, ensuring individuals are provided with the tools necessary to achieve future successes.