Melissa has twenty years’ experience in retail and consumer executive search. She has worked with many leading international quoted, private, and investor-backed clients on key positions including Chief Executive, Non-Executive Director as well as a wide range of general management and functional leadership roles. She also advises on CEO succession planning and leadership assessment.

Melissa brings a direct industry experience to executive search, having previously led human resources and operations for an international retailer. Leveraging her own industry experience allows Melissa to better understand and solve the related organisational challenges facing her clients in the digital and globalisation era, an objective that the HIEC globally joined-up platform is devoted to solve.

Melissa joins from Korn Ferry, where she was a member of the Global Consumer Markets & Retail Practices. Previously, she was at CTPartners where she helped develop the firm’s retail practice.