Melanie is currently the Director of Business Developement at Crown Resorts Limited. With two decades of commercial experience in Japan, Melanie has developed an excellent network of contacts in Japan’s corporate, political and diplomatic sectors. She has played a pivotal role in strengthening Japan-Australia relations, most recently in the conclusion of the
Japan-Australia Economic Partnership Agreement.
Melanie also serves as the Chair of the Australian Business Asia (ABA), a group of 16 Australian Chambers of Commerce and Business Councils from across the Asia region that represent Australian business interests in their respective host countries.
Melanie is on the executive of the Australia Business Cooperation Committee and recently completed a 5 year term as Board member of the Australia Japan Foundation.