Our Team

  • Lawrence Hillary

    Lawrence Hillary

    Managing director

    New to the safety industry, Lawrence brings a diverse and varied working background to Countryman Safety. Lawrence spent 7 years as a Police Officer in the Western Australian Police service working in several metro locations as well as regional postings including the Kimberley region and the mid west – Gascoyne region. In the last 9 years, Lawrence has worked predominately in Native Title roles including heritage and community liaison, moving briefly to the Department of Fisheries to work as a Fisheries Officer in his hometown of Denham. In the last two years Lawrence has juggled a Managing Director's role for a small indigenous surveying business around these Native Title commitments.


    In April of 2019 after several months of preparation and planning Lawrence, Adam Caruso and Danny Nolan established Countryman Safety with Lawrence moving into a full time role as Managing Director. The diversity and experience Lawrence has gained in these different roles has given Lawrence the motivation and drive to create a business that not only succeeds, but creates opportunities for other aboriginal people.

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    Adam Caruso

    General Manager

    Starting in the Industrial Safety sector in 1995, Adam held a variety of positions and added experience working his way from customer service roles to senior management. In 2010 he invested into Safeman WA, and from that point, along with his business partner Danny Nolan, they assembled a wonderful team which helped Safeman WA become one of the largest independent safety businesses in WA. Today Safeman WA & NT employ 24 staff, service thousands of customers across a variety of industries. Adam is now supporting Lawrence to help build Countryman Safety as Australia’s largest majority owned indigenous safety equipment and workwear supplier. Adam shares the same passion as Lawrence, to use Countryman Safety as a vehicle to create positive outcomes for indigenous Australians.

  • Danny Nolan

    Danny Nolan

    General Manager - Operations

    Danny started in the safety industry more than 20 years ago. Progressing through, purchasing, warehousing and sales roles he gained excellent experience in managing teams and delivering service outcomes. In July 2010 he was given the opportunity to invest in Safeman WA together with Adam Caruso.  Together, they have built Western Australia’s largest independent safety supply service the Western Australia and Northern Territory.  This business has grown on a commitment to outstanding customer service. Danny’s success and that of Safeman WA is built around understanding customers needs and endeavoring to exceed their expectations.