Melissa is a senior executive with over 25 years in businesses around the globe. She is an experienced consultant, focused on innovation, design & strategy. She works with a range of companies to help build a creative leadership mindset and culture, develop innovative processes, services and experiences for customers, and align innovation activities to business strategy.
Melissa also works with organisations to evolve their talent to meet future ways of working, and unlock new entrepreneurship and value from within existing talent pools.
Melissa trained in Human Centred Design with Stanford D-School, and is sought out as a HCD and Innovation practitioner, trainer and consultant by companies in London, Sydney and New Zealand. She consults directly to organisations and has been responsible for the integration of design-led thinking into a broad range of businesses ranging from manufacturing, F&B, technology and services. Prior to becoming a consultant she held senior executive management positions in companies such as Microsoft (USA), Barclays (UK) and New Zealand Trade & Enterprise (NZ).
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