Daniel Motlop


Daniel Motlop is a Larrakia man from Darwin, he spent 11 years living a childhood dream playing AFLwith a total of 130 senior games for North Melbourne Football Club and Port Adelaide Football Club.

Since retiring from AFL he has worked as a Trainer & Assessor for Transfield Services and TAFE SA as a Training Support Officer. Daniel is currently living in Darwin with his family working in Government as the Chief Minister's Indigenous Affairs Advisor.

He is also a General Manager of his Indigenous owned Business called Something Wild, a Native Greens, Native Game and Meat Wholesaler based out of Adelaide Central Markets.

Ben Bayot


Ben Bayot is the Chief Executive Officer of TJS Services. Ben brings invaluable industry knowledge, experience in management and strong networks to Yaanma's board of directors.

Melissa Brennan

General Manager

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.

Yaanma deliver services according to the operational structure outlined below. Our national coverage and TJS Support Services function enable us to deliver key services for our clients in an efficient and professional manner. 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.