Shane Jacobs


Shane is a motivated and focused professional who brings a wealth of practical knowledge and strong commercial and managerial expertise to the project leadership group. Shane’s Indigenous heritage is from the Wiradjuri people who were the first inhabitants of the Central Western NSW district, living there for over 40,000 years.

Shane places particular emphasis on understanding client’s needs and ensuring that project expectations are communicated to all project staff. Shane currently holds a current Contractors Licence.

Mark Fisher


Mark Fisher currently resides as Yaanma Director. With two decades of industry experience, Mark brings considerable expertise and experience to the team having owned and operated a successfully Plumbing & Maintenance business. Mark currently holds a Plumbing & Contractors Licence in NSW.

Diploma of Building and Construction CPC50210. Certificate IV in Building and Construction CPC 40110.

Melissa Brennan


Melissa Brennan is responsible for the supervision of Yaanma operations and management. She has over 7 years' experience in the facilities management industry.

Melissa is a proud Aboriginal woman and grew up on the NSW south coast. Passionate about making a difference for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities, she brings a wealth of industry and governance experience to Yaanma.

Shannon Motlop

Operations Manager

Shannon Motlop is responsible for managing Yaanma sites in the Northern Territory and overseeing the day-to-day supervision of service teams.

Shannon has earned a strong reputation as an athlete, ambassador and role model having enjoyed sporting success in AFL. In his post playing career, Shannon makes significant contributions to developing and supporting Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people and communities.

At Yaanma we are also proud of our Indigenous employees not only in cleaning, but in management roles and we continue to actively recruit and provide career progression for our Indigenous employees.