Our Team - SecondBite

Chief Executive Officer

With an extensive career spanning over 25 years in the food sector and a profound passion for creating positive change in people’s lives, Daniel took the helm of SecondBite in September 2023.

His impressive background includes leadership roles at various food businesses across Australia and Asia, with his most recent position being at McCormick, the world’s leading herb and spice company. In this capacity, he spearheaded growth and transformation, fostering sustainability and profitability.

Beyond the boardroom, Daniel’s commitment to addressing food waste and insecurity is palpable. He has a history of working closely with food charities in India, Thailand, Singapore, and Australia, personally cooking meals for those in need. Now based in Melbourne but with a national reach, Daniel Moorfield is set to explore innovative approaches to food rescue, long-term sustainability, and collaborative efforts to end waste and hunger across Australia. His career transition into this purpose-driven role underscores his dedication to giving back to the community and making a meaningful impact on the pressing issue of food waste in Australia.


Chief Operating Officer

Over the course of a 20 plus year career in Procurement, Supply Chain and International Business, Lucy has a proven ability to identify and realise cost savings and efficiencies. Lucy has a keen focus on leading and optimising complex supply chains in FMCG, agriculture and manufacturing in Australia and internationally.

Lucy began her career providing export and international business development advice to food, beverage, agricultural and FMCG companies. She has built a strong technical skillset in procurement, logistics, negotiation and international supply chain management. In this capacity, Lucy has had a transformative impact on a number of large agricultural and manufacturing businesses. Lucy is passionate about implementing change through strong working relationships to drive real improvement and development around COGS and customer service outcomes.

Notably, in September 2023, Lucy achieved a significant career milestone when she was promoted to the role of Chief Operating Officer, following her successful nine-month tenure as Acting CEO.


Director of Finance

Kevin has extensive experience in finance management in NPOs, having previously worked as Finance Manager at Multiple Sclerosis and at South Eastern Melbourne Primary Health Network where he successfully managed the rapid growth of the business.


Director of People and Culture

Suzzanna has more than 30 years in Human Resources management, with prior experience in the retail, fast food, training, labour hire, property maintenance services and health sectors.

While much of Suzzanna’s experience is in generalist human resources positions, she has also enhanced her skills in specialist roles in Learning and Development, RTO Operations, HR Administration, Remuneration and Recruitment.


Director of Fundraising and Communication

Emma joined SecondBite in July 2022, having held leadership roles within the NPO, government and corporate arenas, heading up fundraising, communications and stakeholder engagement in the conservation, social services, and animal welfare sectors.

Emma is passionate about having a positive impact on the people and animals of the world who need it most and has coupled her professional career with a strong volunteer history, including roles as a wildlife rescuer and Non-Executive Board Director at Animal Aid and The Thin Green Line.


Director of Government Relations and Strategy

Solly brings considerable experience as a skilled management and strategy consultant and nearly a decade working in the highest levels of politics and government.

Before joining the team, reflecting his passion for making meaningful impact, Solly worked as a strategy and management consultant with a particular focus on not-for-profits, charities and governments.

Solly has also served in an Executive Management role in the TAFE sector and as a consultant assisting clients with government and stakeholder relations. His near decade in politics included as Chief of Staff and Adviser to State and Federal Ministers, and as a Media Advisor to a State Premier.


National Operations Manager

Tegan provides leadership and strategic direction for the organisation in Queensland.
She has spearheaded projects including ‘The Charity Meal Project’ where SecondBite provided fresh produce weekly and distributed meals to those who have been affected by COVID. They provided 200 meals per week over five weeks to students from Central Queensland University’s in Brisbane.

Tegan said projects like this “provide more than just a meal – they provide support, hope and friendship to those doing it tough.

We identified a gap in assistance for international students attending university in Australia, as they are not eligible for government assistance and a large volume of these students have been unable to work during the COVID-19 crisis.” You can read the full article here.


National Supply Chain Manager

Nick joined SecondBite in the peak of COVID in 2020, leading our Victorian operations during a period of major change and rapid responses to pandemic challenges. Nick quickly became a seasoned people leader and change maker with nearly 20 years of leadership experience, including working with a not-for-profit organisation in remote Northern Territory and managing inventory and fleet movements in the hire equipment industry.

As of July 2023, Nick has advanced to the role of National Supply Chain Manager. He has played a pivotal role in selecting the right trucks for our fleet, such as Coles Online Trucks and 14 pallet trucks for VIC and QLD. Nick’s expertise in logistics and in-depth knowledge of each state and State Manager dynamics have been instrumental in the success of our food procurement programs.

Outside of work, Nick’s love for the great outdoors drives him to explore new places for trekking and camping adventures.


WA State Manager

Lyndon joined SecondBite in 2018 to develop and maintain stakeholder relationships required to grow Western Australian operations.

He has had a key part in the success of collaborations in WA including Northern Valleys Packers who kindly donate seconds produce to reduce food waste.

Lyndon has been dedicated to the food waste cause and has previously worked at Food Rescue Ltd as Operations Manager.


QLD State Manager

Originally hailing from the Lockyer Valley, Daryl and his family have established Brisbane as their home base. With a background spanning the Hospitality and Manufacturing sectors, Daryl is enthusiastic about leveraging his expertise to contribute to the ongoing expansion and collaborative efforts within the Queensland region at Secondbite.

Outside of his professional pursuits, Daryl finds enjoyment in adventurous pursuits during his leisure time. However, his utmost priority lies in cherishing moments with his family and engaging in property renovation endeavours.


SA State Manager

Brian Ellis holds a Certificate in Business Management from Deakin University. Brian currently oversees all the operations in South Australian and the Northern Territory as the Operations Manager for these two regions. Brian’s background includes Production & Transport Manager and Operations Manager for QANTAS Airways and GM Holden Area Leader.