Melanie graduated from the University of Huddersfield in 2005 with a degree in Media, Communications and Design Management.
She worked in communications & events for both public sector and private clients for over five years before becoming a professional fundraiser.
Melanie is a member of the Institute of Fundraising and has worked in the charity sector for over seven years. During this time, she has raised thousands to support young people and adults with learning disabilities and other complex needs across the region.
She now works at Museums Sheffield as a Grants & Appeals Officer and has a keen interest in supporting charities that work with and support those with mental health and learning disabilities.