Dana Nelson joined BGIS as the President and Managing Director, Asia Pacific in August 2019.
In this role she leads a team of 1,500 people who deliver solutions in facilities management, technical services, project delivery, professional services, asset management, workplace advisory and real estate services. She oversees a portfolio of large Government, PPPs and major private sector clients including Department of Defence, Casey Hospital, Edith Cowan University, NSW Police, MCEC, Telstra, Rio Tinto, BP, Virgin Airlines and Western Power.
Dana has achieved great success in a number of Senior Executive roles in large, complex services organisations. Most recently with the Spotless Group, a multi-billion dollar integrated facilities services organisation with 36,000 employees in Australia and New Zealand. Throughout her 10 years at Spotless, Dana provided leadership as the Chief Operating Officer and ultimately Chief Executive Officer.
Dana is an energetic leader with a strong agenda to retain and attract great talent. She is a passionate relationship builder, focused on long term strategic customer relationships and high performing diverse, creative workplaces. Throughout her career she has been responsible for delivering growth, and leading significant transformation programs to drive profitability.
Dana has a Master of Leadership and Innovation from the Melbourne Business School and is an RMIT University Advisory Board member for the MBA program.