It is rare to find an individual who is so driven to support local business and create a real sense of community. Mel is passionate about building honest relationships with staff, business partners, and new connections; and even more incredible, someone so compassionate and willing to donate time and energy to not for profit projects. Mel is now a valuable member of the Carers Foundation, in which she is focusing the majority of her time.

Mel has over 10 years’ experience in banking and financial services with specialist expertise in business and retail banking. Key strengths include driving business performance and disciplined financial management, operational risk management, strategic planning, business development, implementing change initiatives and people leadership.