Co-presenter with Cate Brooks
As the CEO of the South West Development Commission, Mellisa leads the State Government’s job-creating agenda in the South West, driving regional diversication and local content outcomes. Key initiatives being progressed under Mellisa’s leadership include the South West Advanced Manufacturing and Technology Hub (SW AMTECH) proposal. Mellisa has more than 20 years of experience in the public sector, including in senior leadership roles in education and training.
She brings signicant regional development experience to the role, having previously held the CEO role at the Peel Development Commission from 2012 to 2015.