Scott is experienced in business management and leadership, notably in the areas of people and culture, complimenting the skill set of our Board. Scott is also very passionate about the sport of volleyball with a background in the sport himself. He is also very keen on driving uplift in culture and engagement, as well as diversity, both within our valued team at Volleyball SA, and through continued collaboration with our key stakeholders in the wider volleyball community.
Becchara Palmer is a former Australian beach volleyball player and Olympian, who represented her country at the 2012 London Olympics. Throughout her playing career, Becchara forged a career in digital marketing with a passion for using creativity and data insights to deliver impactful marketing initiatives. Having recently retired from professional beach volleyball after 18 years, Becchara now runs a digital marketing business, consolidating her experiences in Brand and Marketing Management through various industries, including health insurance, tech start-ups, tertiary education, and digital agencies.
As a Board Director for Volleyball South Australia, Becchara brings her professional experience in high-performance sport, branding, and digital marketing along with an athlete lens to challenges and opportunities.
“It’s a really exciting time for volleyball (both indoor and beach) in South Australia. It’s an honour to have been elected to the VSA Board and given the opportunity to contribute in a small way to the sport that has given me so much over the past 20 years. I look forward to working with the rest of the board, and VSA leadership to continue growing our sport at all levels.”
Daniella is a generalist in-house legal professional with a sports and commercial law background gained in Melbourne, Victoria. Recently, she worked at the Australian Grand Prix Corporation as in-house legal counsel, responsible for providing legal and strategic advice for the annual Formula 1® Australian Grand Prix and Australian Motorcycle Grand Prix events. Daniella also has a bachelor’s degree in Sport and Recreation Management and has worked with Volleyball SA prior to commencing her legal career on the SA Volleyball Schools Cup.
Daniella is a member of the Law Institute of Victoria’s Sports Law Committee and is a Business Mentor at the University of South Australia
Olivia is an experienced finance professional with experience across a broad range of industries and geographies, having lived abroad for a number of years. Her current role provides CFO services to small-medium enterprises. She also had a successful career in both indoor and beach volleyball, having represented Australia in both disciplines, and captained the Australian women's senior indoor team from 2011-2014.
Olivia has two young daughters and tries to find time for hobbies including yoga, swimming, and a social life.
PETER TZIAVRANGOS, GAICD
Peter is an Adelaide based non-executive director, advisory board member and managing director with experience in contemporary governance in healthcare, membership organisations and not for profits. In addition to studying an MBA at UniSA, Peter is a graduate of the AICD Company Directors Course. He has over 20 years' of experience running businesses including Move for Better Health, which operates Physiotherapy and Allied Health clinics in South Australia and he currently sits on the Board of Directors for the Australian Physiotherapy Association, is an advisory panel member for both the Aish Football Academy and the UniSA School of Physiotherapy.
He has a long history with the sport of Volleyball, having played at various levels in his youth here in South Australia.