Independent Non-Executive Director
People Committee (Chair), Quality and Safety Committee, Sustainability Committee
Trustee Kirklees Active Leisure – Kirklees and Governor North Huddersfield Trust School
MA in Human Resource Management & BA Honours 2nd class in Humanities – Drama and English. Melanie is a Chartered Member of the CIPD
Appointed 7 May 2019, Melanie has spent the majority of her career working within the Further Education sector mainly in a strategic role reporting into and regularly advising and supporting the Board and its associated committees. Most recently Melanie was the Deputy Principal for Kirklees College and Dewsbury Centre Principal. Melanie has over 20 years’ experience leading and managing the Human Resources and Organisational Development divisions, as well as having responsibility for the Estates and Capital Strategy, marketing and communications, ICT, and Risk Management and Health and Safety. She has held numerous senior roles including Vice principal Corporate Services, Kirklees College, Director of Corporate Services, Kirklees College, Assistant Principal for Human Resources and Equality, Huddersfield Technical College and Director of Corporate Services and Clerk to the Corporation, The Community College Hackney.
Melanie is also Non-Executive Chair of AGH Solutions Ltd