Melissa has 10 years’ experience in the Civil Service including the Department for Business, Energy & Industrial Strategy, the Treasury and the Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport (DCMS).

She is currently deputy director of mobile infrastructure and spectrum at DCMS. She has experience working with Ministers and senior executives in the financial services and technology sectors and has particular experience in government, mobile communications, international relations, pensions and tax. Melissa works as a lay magistrate and was born in Birmingham.