Melanie is Sport Scholarship Manager at NTU with responsibility for programme strategy; overseeing support services for NTU's talented athletes including sport psychology, sports nutrition and performance lifestyle coaching; and leading on NTU's Dual Career Accreditation ensuring sport scholars are able to manage the demands of being both students and high level athletes. Melanie is also the TASS (Talented Athlete Scholarship Scheme) lead at NTU.
Prior to working at NTU Melanie worked for various media brands, leading sales teams in television, radio, online and outdoor media. More recently Melanie made the transition into elite sport working at the EIS (English Institute of Sport) with various Olympic and Paralympic sports including GB Athletics, GB Swimming, GB Equestrian, GB Canoe and with the FA Women's Super League. Melanie holds a masters degree in Sport & Exercise Psychology, a Level 3 qualification in Talented Athlete Lifestyle Support and is trained in Mental Health First Aid.