Danni Roche, OAM

Chair

Danni has over twenty years' experience working in the finance sector with previous roles including finance and commercial positions with Telstra, Director at UBS Wealth Management, Partner at Evans and Partners, Senior Investment Advisor at Ord Minnett and a Director and owner of a privately-owned fraud and risk management business. 

As a member of the Australian women's hockey team that won a gold medal at the 1996 Atlanta Olympics and as recipient of an Order of Australia (OAM), Danni has dedicated much of her career and her life to Australian sport. Danni has been a member of numerous Boards related to Australian Sport, including serving as a Commissioner of the Australian Sports Commission, Director of Hockey Australia and Vice President of Oceania Hockey. 

Currently Danni is the Chair of the National Australia Day Council, Member of the Sports Diplomacy Advisory Council for the Commonwealth Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade, Director of the St Kilda Football Club, Trustee at the State Sport Centres Trust of Victoria and an External Member of the Strategic Advisory Group for the Commonwealth Department of Home Affairs. Danni's extensive experience is complemented with a Master of Business Administration.