Dana Nelson was the managing director of Spotless Group. Prior to that, she was the chief operating officer of Spotless Services with full accountability for all its key sectors, service lines and brands across Australia and New Zealand, as well as maintaining responsibility for more than 1500 contracts. Prior to her appointment as chief operating officer, Ms Nelson was a group divisional manager with responsibility for the business & industry, education, leisure, sports & entertainment sectors where she led the facilities management, cleaning and food service delivery lines. Ms Nelson initially began with the company in 2010, heading the development of Alliance Catering. She has been instrumental in expanding the food service line within Spotless particularly in the business & industry, education and airport sectors. Before joining Spotless, she worked for Delaware North Companies and held roles from director of operations through to managing director of Australia and New Zealand. Ms Nelson holds a Master of Business and a Bachelor of Science (Orthoptics).