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Danielle Leray

Asset Improvement Manager
Lead a team of engineers who work on ways to do things better
Energy, gas and oil
Origin Energy
Job Level
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About me

  • International Experience
  • Regional Background

Born and raised in Wollongong, NSW

High School and University in Sydney, NSW

International working experience – Canada for 3 years

Regional work experience – Roma, Qld for 3 years

Currently based in Brisbane – working from home/office

About my role

  • Calm
  • Personable
  • Resourceful
  • Tolerant

This role works within the Origin Intergrated Gas Team.

We collect gas from underground coal seams using specifically designed equipment, including wells and different pumps.

The Asset Improvement Manager finds ways to continuously improve how we design, construct and operate these wells in Queensland.

The team of engineers this role manages and works with, use their experience in drilling and construction to find different ways of improving our gas gathering capacity to ensure we are getting the best value from our assets, and are looking after our customers, communities and planet.

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  • High School Certificate
  • Bachelor of Petroleum Engineering


  • Golf
  • Reading
  • Running


  • 1 Dog

15 year old me!!

“I know school is just the worst sometimes, but you are going to have the time of your life at university! It will be epic!! I promise.”

My career journey

Curious to know how I got here? Here’s a snapshot of my career pathway.
  1. Graduated from UNSW as a Petroleum Engineer
  2. Moved to Canada to start my first job in the Oil and Gas Industry
  3. Work visa cancelled during the GFC and transfered back to Australia
  4. Left Roma and started working with Origin
  5. Promotion to my current role – it’s a big deal because it’s my first official ‘manager’ job

My employer

Origin Energy has a rich heritage in energy exploration, production, power generation and retailing. Today, we're a leading provider of energy to homes and businesses throughout Australia.