The New Pilbara Economic Conference
The New Pilbara Economic Summit

Hon Sean L'Estrange MLA

Minister for Mines and Petroleum, the Minister for Finance and the Minister for Small Business

State Government

Hon Sean L'Estrange MLA

Sean L’Estrange is the Minister for Mines and Petroleum, the Minister for Finance and the Minister for Small Business in the Liberal National Government of Western Australia. He was elected to Parliament for the Legislative Assembly seat of Churchlands in March 2013 and appointed to Cabinet in March 2016. He is committed to innovation and enterprise underpinning a strong resources industry and small business sector.

Sean was born in Perth, Western Australia, in 1967 and educated at Aquinas College. He holds a Masters Degree of Educational Leadership, a Graduate Diploma of Resource Management, and a Graduate Diploma of Management. He is also a graduate of the Australian Command and Staff College (Canberra).

For six years prior to entering parliament Sean established and operated a successful leadership and management consulting business in Perth. He also has extensive experience in the Australian Defence Force as an Infantry Army Officer. He completed Active Service, as a Lieutenant Colonel, with the Australian Battle Group in Afghanistan and he continues to serve as a Colonel in the Army Reserve. Sean has also been a senior school Economics teacher and head of an academic department.

Sean is married to Alyson and they have two young boys.

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