Our People

Executive Leadership Team

Daniel Tartak
Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer
Chris Jeffrey, CA GAICD
Chief Development Officer
Elise Heydon
Chief People & Culture Officer
Michael Hanna
General Manager - IT
David Taylor
General Manager, Property & Infrastructure
Rodney Johnson
Chief Executive B&D NSW
Jamie Reynolds
General Manager Commercial and Industrial
Jim Sarkis
Chief Safety, Environment & Quality Officer
Geoff Hill
Chief Executive Victoria
Anthony Story
Chief Financial Officer

Daniel brings deep industry knowledge and connectivity to his role of CEO, having spent the last 14 years in the waste industry. Leading BINGO as CEO since July 2015, Daniel has been integral in the formation and execution of the business strategy, including listing on the ASX and more recently, geographical expansion and vertical integration.

Experienced in leading large, geographically dispersed teams and with a strong passion for people. Daniel has successfully led BINGO’s expansionary strategy including overseeing several successful acquisitions, and most recently the acquisition of Dial a Dump Industries in 2019.

Daniel is an innovative leader with a vision to create the first vertically integrated Recycling Ecology Park in Australia at the newly acquired Eastern Creek facility.

Member of the Australian Institute of Company Directors.

Over 20 years of experience across the consulting and advisory space and within ASX corporate entities, primarily focusing on the infrastructure, energy, industrials and services sectors.

Previously held roles as Executive General Manager Strategy Markets & Investments at ASX listed Broadspectrum Limited, Head of M&A and Investor Relations at WDS Limited and Senior Manager at Transurban Limited and prior to that was with PricewaterhouseCoopers in the Corporate Finance team.

Chris holds a Bachelor Degree in Accounting and Finance from Macquarie University and is a graduate of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in Australia and the Australian Institute of Company Directors.

Elise is an accomplished People & Culture professional with specialist expertise in Talent, Inclusion, Performance and Culture.

Previously held roles include Executive Manager Talent, Inclusion & Performance, Senior HR business Partner Corporate and Senior HR Business Partner Operations at previously ASX listed Broadspectrum.

Elise has a strong and diverse background across generalist and specialist HR functions and her experience has incorporated diversity & inclusion, talent, organisational change (including transitions, mergers, acquisitions & divestments), organisational transformation, culture & leadership development and outsourcing and offshoring activities.

Elise holds a Bachelor's Degree in Human Resource Management from Macquarie University.

Over 15 years of experience across a number of verticals including IT infrastructure, network and operations, transport, business process, and outsourcing.

Previously held a number of Senior IT Management roles; including positions held with The Commonwealth Bank, ComfortDelGro and Stellar.

Michael holds a Bachelor's degree in Science (Computing) from Macquarie University.

David has over 25 years of international project and corporate development experience across the energy, renewables, transport, residential, commercial, retail, industrial and social infrastructure sectors.

Previously held senior leadership roles with ASX-listed infrastructure firms including a Broadspectrum/Worley JV, WDS Limited and Transurban Limited, as well as privately owned construction companies and public sector agencies.

David holds a Bachelor of Building in Construction Economics (First Class Honours), an MBA from Macquarie Graduate School of Management, and a Master of Applied Finance from the Macquarie University Applied Finance Centre. David is also a member of the Australian Institute of Company Directors.
Rodney joined the BINGO team as part of the DADI acquisition, bringing with him over 18 years of experience in Senior Executive roles within the waste industry.

Previously held senior roles within some of the country’s leading recyclers, including Alex Fraser Group and Sims Metal Ltd. Rodney has held peer-elected board roles on local and national industry bodies.

Rodney holds a Graduate Certificate in Business.
Jamie has over eight years of waste management experience, joining BINGO in 2011 as a collections vehicle driver. He has since held a number of roles across all areas of the BINGO business including senior management roles as General Manager of Transport as well as Fleet Allocator and Operations Manager.

Jamie has been instrumental to the evolution of BINGO and in particular the transport strategy that has differentiated the Company and provided the platform for growth across NSW and more recently VIC. Jamie was appointed General Manager of the Commercial and Industrial business in July 2019.
Jim joined BINGO in 2014 bringing with him over 10 years of corporate expertise having held senior leadership positions at Tabcorp and Betezy.

Instrumental in developing, implementing and overseeing BINGO’s SEQ Management Systems and certification to Australian and International Standards as well as driving a strong culture based on family values, in an environment of rapid expansion.

Holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Behavioural Sciences.

Over 25 years' of experience across transportation, ITS, infrastructure, telecommunications and energy sectors. Geoff has considerable commercial, financial, and people leadership skills and has deep experience in operations, development, technology and service delivery.

Previously held senior leadership roles with Transurban, Queensland Motorways and AGL.

Geoff holds a Bachelor of Science degree, is a Chartered Accountant and is based in Melbourne.

Over 30 years' of experience in senior executive roles and is a qualified Chartered Accountant (joined the BINGO Group in 2015).

Previously held various senior executive roles with private and public companies including 16 years with Thakral Holdings, 10 years as Chief Financial Officer and Joint Company Secretary, a finance executive at PepsiCo Australia and a member of the audit / assurance team for global financial services firm KPMG.

Development Leadership Team

Amanda Schmidhofer
General Manager – Marketing
Chris Gordon
General Manager Corporate Affairs, Stakeholder Relations & PMO
Tara Osborne
General Manager Strategy & Investor Relations

“I am responsible for BINGO brand strategy and implementation and Sponsorships.”

Over 14 years' of Marketing experience gained largely at The Coca-Cola Company and Nestle working across multiple categories and leading flagship projects.

Amanda holds a Bachelor's Degree in Commerce (Major in Marketing) from Macquarie University.

Joined BINGO in 2018 and is passionate about Pushing for a Waste Free Australia.

“I am responsible for Group corporate affairs, our engagement with our various stakeholders, and the management of our Project Management Office”

“I am responsible for Group strategy, investor relations and special projects” 

Tara joined BINGO in August 2017, having previously held roles as Senior Analyst Strategy and M&A at Broadspectrum (formerly Transfield Services), Investment Manager for Singapore based family office, Intrasia Capital, and Equity Capital Markets Analyst at Credit Suisse.

Tara has a broad range of experience across capital markets, investor relations, strategy, M&A and sustainability.

Operational Leadership Team

Simon Jeffrey
General Manager Asset Management
Michael Leong
Managing Director – Toro
Darin Anderson
General Manager - B&D Sales NSW
Ros Dent
Environmental Manager - NSW
James Nicholias
Group Financial Controller
“I am responsible for managing BINGO’s many assets and ensuring they’re being utilised in order to provide the best possible returns”

“I am responsible for developing the Toro bin designs, focussing on maximising durability, usability and transport efficiency”

Over 13 years' of waste management sector experience. The co-founder and Managing Director of Toro Waste Equipment. Joined the BINGO Group as part of an acquisition in January 2015.

Previously held the positions of Mechanical and Industrial Designer with Colpro IAC Acoustics and Dakota Fabrication Industries.

“I am responsible for all BINGO Industries sales nationally.’’

Over 16 years' of sector experience across all facets of waste management including B&D, C&I and liquid waste (joined the BINGO Group in 2014).

Previously held roles as General Manager of Benedict Recycling, General Manager of SRC (JV with Benedict Industries and Veolia) and Regional Sales Manager with Collex Waste Management, and has managed multiple post-collection site openings.

Over 28 years of waste and environmental management experience locally and abroad.

Joined the BINGO Group in 2014 following 12 months as an external consultant.

Previously held environmental management roles in Government, was a Director of Havi Global Solutions (and in that role was responsible for McDonalds Asia Pacific, Middle East and Africa), was a General Manager for Visy Industries responsible for Asia. and ANZ, was a General Manager for A. Prince Consulting and was a project director for Adaption Environmental Services.
“I am responsible for corporate financial management at Bingo including statutory and management reporting, budgeting and forecasting. I also oversee the day to day activities of the finance team including development of internal control policies and procedures.”

Over 20 years of experience in finance, investment banking, real estate and industry and is a qualified Chartered Accountant. Previously held senior roles with public and private companies including Macquarie Group, J.P. Morgan and Deloitte.

James holds a Bachelor's Degree in Commerce from the University of New South Wales, a Master of Applied Finance from Macquarie University and is a member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in Australia.

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