Rishelle Hume

Aboriginal Employment Strategy at Chevron Australia

Rishelle Hume is the Manager, Aboriginal Employment Strategy Chevron Australia.

A proud Noongar Woman with traditional ties to the Whadjuk, Ballardong and Gnaala Karla Boodja peoples and a proud mother of 3 children. She is also the direct descendent and granddaughter of the highly respected Noongar Wadjuk Elders, Mr Patrick and Ms Lorna Hume who spent their lives tirelessly promoting Aboriginal Rights and his Noongar culture. Following in her grandparent’s footsteps, she has successfully and inspirationally devoted her working life to the advancement of Aboriginal people and the Noongar culture.

Rishelle has over 25 years’ experience in Aboriginal engagement ranging from employment, education, justice and health and is actively involved in the Aboriginal community within the Perth region as the following:

  • Chairperson of the Mandjah Boodjah Aboriginal Corporation;
  • Co-Chairperson of the Western Australian Aboriginal Leadership Institute;
  • Noongar Charitable Trust Advisory Council Member;
  • Ambassador of the EON Foundation;
  • Director – Australia Day Council WA;
  • Director – Ronald McDonald House Charities WA;
  • Director – Little Athletics WA; and
  • UNESCO Commissioner of Culture for Australia.