Melissa has a passion for supporting people to achieve success on their terms, and when it comes to business, she wants to raise the bar for strategy and marketing in NZ businesses, and to help entrepreneurs build their skills.
With a background as a Senior Executive for large, multinationals across NZ and Australia, Melissa has extensive experience in driving growth with new products, new markets and new business. Her time in the industrial sector gave insight as to how big business works, her experience in the Public Sector developed a strong network and understanding of the depth and breadth of talent in New Zealand, and she’s constantly been drawn to rapidly evolving technology and enjoys being emersed in this space.
Working with diverse businesses across a wide range of industries fuels her love of learning, and she welcomes the chance to collaborate and develop robust strategy, and work with entrepreneurs to shape the business end-to-end to make sure the big lofty goals are achieved. Ensuring there is a strong intel in real time on the changing market place and evolving customer needs, balanced with time and energy supporting and developing high performing teams.
Melissa has a Masters of Business Administration (MBA) from Macquarie Graduate School of Management, Sydney, as well as qualifications in Executive Coaching, Green Belt Six Sigma and Certificate IV in Training and Education.