Melissa is currently a Specialist Advisor and Consultant for Sport, working in Case Management, Safeguarding, Governance and Senior Leadership. She was previously the Interim COO, Head of Governance, Risk & Compliance and Lead Safeguarding Officer for Basketball England. Melissa has recently won the award for Compliance Officer of the Year, 2018.
Melissa is a member of the National Case Management Strategic Group and sits on the Panel of Arbitrators and Mediators for Sports Resolutions on the National Safeguarding Panel and Integrity and Discipline Panel as a Specialist Arbitrator and Mediator.
Melissa has an extensive background in Safeguarding, Case Management and Senior Leadership in both the USA and the UK in Education, Healthcare and Sport.