Danni Roche, OAM

Chair

Danni RocheDanni was appointed as the Chair of the National Australia Day Council (NADC) Board in July 2017. Danni has over fifteen 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 and Director 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 a recipient of an Order of Australia (OAM) in recognition of her services to sport in the same year, 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 Hockey Australia and Oceania Hockey. Currently Danni is the Commissioner of the Australian Sport Commission, Director of the St Kilda Football Club and Trustee of the State Sports Centre Trust of Victoria. In addition to her role as Chair of the NADC Board and sport-related roles, Danni is currently Senior Investment Manager at Ord Minnett. Danni's extensive experience is complemented with a Master of Business Administration.