A lifetime St Kilda supporter, Danni Roche is an Olympic Gold medallist and was a member of the Australian women's hockey team that secured gold at the 1996 Atlanta Olympics. In that same year Danni was also awarded an Order of Australia in recognition of her services to Sport.

With over ten years of experience working in the financial sector, Danni has held finance and commercial positions with Telstra and has also been a Director at UBS, a Partner at Evans and Partners and a Director of a privately owned fraud and risk management business.

Danni has been a Director of Hockey Australia for seven years and holds a Master of Business Administration.