Executive Director People and Culture, People & Culture

Phone: +61 (0)3 9286 9373
Email: d.byrnes@boxhill.edu.au
Post: Private Bag 2014, Box Hill, 3128, Victoria, Australia


Executive Assistant:
Loraine Waldron
Phone: +61 (03) 9286 9092 
Email: l.waldron@boxhill.edu.au



  • Bachelor of Arts majoring in Industrial Relations, University of Western Australia

  • Master of Human Resources and Industrial Relations, University of Western Australia

  • Company Directors Diploma, Australian Institute of Company Directors



Danielle leads the People and Culture team including human resources, organisational development, workplace relations, work health and safety and internal communications.



Danielle Byrnes has over 25 years of HR practice, 18 years of which have been at the executive team level. She commenced her career in industrial relations in the mining sector. She has led the Human Resources function at organisations including Transdev Melbourne, the MFB (Metropolitan Fire Brigade), ACCIONA Energy, DPC (Department of Premier & Cabinet) , Australian Unity, Energy Australia and Western Health.

Danielle has also led the broader corporate services functions at ACCIONA, DPC and the Fair Work Commission.

In Danielle’s executive roles she has significantly impacted organisational performance through employee engagement and empowerment, innovative people strategies and business process improvement.