John Gelavis

“It is my pleasure to be an Ambassador for Reflections Through Reality as the work it does is critical to making people aware of the risks associated with asbestos, promoting further research into the deadly disease mesothelioma and in supporting fellow sufferers of asbestos-related disease.

“I had the pleasure of knowing Barry Knowles prior to his passing and was inspired by his courage and determination to not only survive the disease but to educate others so they do not have to experience the effects of such a terrible illness.”

John Gelavis has 20 years of experience within the building industry and held numerous sales, marketing, management, operational and strategic leadership roles.

John accepted the role of the Executive Director of the Master Builders Association of WA (MBAWA) in August 2018, prior to which John led the Housing Industry Association Western Australia branch as the Executive Director for six years.

John is a member of the Australian Institute of Company Directors (AICD) and a University of Western Australia graduate.