Life at JC
- Responsible for ensuring Justice Centre’s work to challenge inequality is sustainable, including through innovative platforms such as the Hong Kong Human Rights Arts Prize, which brings difficult conversations to a more accessible forum
- Over 10 years in finance and fundraising, bringing a human rights focus to her work including sitting on the steering committee of a multi-year Asia-wide project to challenge modern slavery
- Last job before joining Justice Centre was COO of Asia-Pacific Fundraising for Macquarie Group’s investment.
Life Beyond JC
- Reading, baking and hiking as much as possible while juggling two small and noisy children.
Melanie has been at Justice Centre since 2015 and is responsible for Justice Centre’s fundraising strategy as well as running the Hong Kong Human Rights Arts Prize. Prior to working at Justice Centre she had over 10 years’ experience working in the UK and Hong Kong. Melanie’s most recent role prior to Justice Centre was Chief Operating Officer for Asia Pacific fundraising for Macquarie Group’s investment funds.
Melanie was also on the Asia Pacific Steering Committee for the Macquarie Group Foundation’s Modern Slavery Project. Melanie is passionate about human rights, including the power of art as a catalyst for social change and holds a Masters from University College London.