Meet the Team

d’Arcy

Founder

d’Arcy is the youngest of 6 children from rural South Australia but for the last 19 years he has travelled to more than 90 countries as a global citizen educator, keynote speaker, communications specialist and youth leadership facilitator with the likes of UNICEF, Gates Foundation, WHO, JUMP Foundation, Global Citizen and many others.

In the past 9 years d’Arcy has given over 1000 presentations and workshops to more than 100,000 people on global citizenship and related topics.

d’Arcy has also built two self-sufficient Happy-simply tiny homes and in 2014 started Teaspoons of Change with a 1000km walk and 1500km bike ride in Japan. In June 2018 he completed a Master’s in Peace Studies in Tokyo.

His favourite Global Goal is Goal 12: Responsible Consumption & Production

Serafina

Co-founder

Serafina was born and raised in a religious cult in Aotearoa, New Zealand until the age of 17 and then took off travelling abroad and later joined the business world in Australia. 

She utilises her knowledge and experience from the corporate sector in leading and managing teams, project management and implementing change, coupled with recent years creating and leading initiatives within communities where everyone thrives.

Serafina is active in the community in Adelaide with a focus around those experiencing homelessness and has founded Teaspoons of Change South Australia and The Art of Being Human.

Her favourite Global Goal is Goal 10: Reduced Inequalities

Morgana

Morgana

Teaspoons of Change South Australia Co-Founder and Business Manager

Morgana uses her qualifications in business, social enterprise, and community development as well as her marketing and graphic design experience to engage communities and initiate change.

Morgana volunteers at Baptist Care SA Community Food Hub as a way to continue supporting homeless services for at risk groups, a passion which grew from her time with communities in Argentina and Vietnam.

Her favourite Global Goal is Goal 10: Reduced Inequalities.

Rick

Rick

Presenter / Workshop Facilitator

Rick is an ex-Australian Army Officer with extensive leadership and teamwork training experience .  As well as several operational command appointments he held a range of instructional and training appointments that included responsibility for the personal development and leadership training of naval and military officer cadets within the Australian Defence Force (ADF) and for Regional Defence Forces as instructor, guidance officer and mentor.

He was the inaugural Director of the Australian Defence Force Peacekeeping Centre (ADFPKC) and was appointed as a Senior Special Fellow of the United Nations Institute for Training and Research (UNITAR) for his authorship of a number of peacekeeping publications on behalf of the United Nations.

Since leaving the army Rick has worked with a variety of international organisations; corporate, government and non-government developing their leadership and team capability.  Ricks workshops and programs focus on experiential education and learning, he enables individuals to embrace knowledge and transform it into practical tools.

His favourite Global Goal is Goal 1: No Poverty

Genevieve

Genevieve

Advisor

Genevieve is proud to consider herself a self-made woman. She has found strength comes through unity with community and appreciates the values of working with society to make a positive difference.

Genevieve loves serving the community with many hats, including: The Lady Mayoress of Adelaide, Patron for MOSH (Minimisation of Suicide Harm), the National Council of Women, South Australia, to note a few.  Her passion for capturing stories has birthed a movement in Adelaide called #HerStory.

Born in Singapore, educated in the United States, graduating in Communications in the UK and now living in her fourth continent, her marketing, advertising, psychology, and business development knowledge are from a global perspective.

An optimist at heart, Genevieve believes that the world is a wonderful place where we can achieve the Global Goals, through Teaspoons of Change!

Her favourite Global Goals are Goal 3: Good Health and Well-being and Goal 11: Sustainable Cities and Communities

Daniel

Daniel

Presenter

Daniel grew up in Hobart and relocated to Adelaide in 2005 to study Human Movement & Health Studies, together with pursuing a football career the SANFL. Following his graduation, he set up his own coaching business working with elite athletes.

In 2012, Daniel suffered a life changing injury that ended his football career and threatened his quality of life. After readjusting to his impairment, Daniel has since found a new sporting passion as a para-athlete competing for Australia. Throughout this experience he has lived and championed the benefits of perseverance, acceptance, gratitude and living our passion.

Daniel is passionate about human empowerment through social inclusion, equality, environmental sustainability and health & wellness. These are causes he is now supporting and fostering within the community as a Director and Spokesperson for the online platform Onyourblock, “the place for people with purpose”.

His favourite Global Goal is Goal 10: Reduced Inequalities