Our People



Shahzad (Shaz) Rind

Founder, Managing Director, sr@arragroup.com.au
M : 0419 643 140

Shaz, founder of Arra Energy, a substantial Indigenous majority, owned managed and controlled company and Managing Director of Arra Group, has over 16 years of experience in indigenous land access negotiations, infrastructure projects, and heritage agreements in mining, oil and gas industry. Previously he has spent over a decade working as a lawyer, advisor at executive level across range of legal functions, company board responsibilities, negotiations, external affairs and stakeholder issues.

Shaz has earned Bachelor of Laws (LLB) from University of Western Australia, Advanced Management Program (MBA) from University of Western Australia and currently pursuing MBA from Curtin University Business School (WA).

Areas of Expertise

Expert in the Indigenous space relating to land access and economic benefits through mining and oil and gas, technical and commercial advice

Oil and Gas Land Access Negotiations Mining & Native Title Agreements

Community and Stakeholder Engagement Negotiations and Civil Litigation

External Affairs Advice and Indigenous Legal Affairs Contract Drafting and Commercial advice

Hoss Boksmati

Technical Director, hb@arragroup.com.au
M : 0499 979 081

Hoss, technical advisor and leading force driving engineering and clean energy portfolios.

Before joining the Arra group, Hoss has worked with Bhpbilliton as technical advisor. Hoss has more than 20 years of experience of electrical and engineering across mining industry. Accolades that Hoss has earned ranges from bringing cost benefits, innovation and project management, development of strategy and planning for global mining giants across Australia.

He is pursuing MBA degree from Curtin University and certificates in electrical and solar engineering, maintenance management, legal studies, and business management.

Hoss is a visionary, entrepreneur and has been a true endorser of innovation, and corporate citizenship.

Hoss was awarded with Justice of the Peace in 2009 and has been contributing to our society since then. A believer in cost effective and renewable energy solutions for both consumers and in the mining and oil and gas space. In particular Indigenous groups that want self-sufficient energy and water management solutions.

Areas of Expertise

Licensed Electrical Contractor & Solar Installation Specialists

Mining, Oil and gas project management

Legal and legislatives

Human Resource, Change Management, Workplace Safety

Executive Team and Leadership

Chairman – GEOFFREY STOOKE OAM CitWA (Non-Executive)

Corporate Adviser – Danny Ford (Non-Executive)

Steve Stock

Human Resources and Integrations and Executive Director
M : 0412 776 550

Kent Burwash

Finance and Company Secretary and Executive Director
M : 0419 915 928