Chief Business Development Officer

Melinda has been at the forefront of Australia’s growing luxury goods and services sector for more than 20 years. She has extensive senior executive expertise across product and brand management, buying, marketing & communications, manufacturing, licensing, wholesale and retail operations.

With a passion for detail and an intrinsic belief in the importance of customer experience, Melinda continues to be motivated by the opportunities and growth of the luxury sector and relishes developing and delivering effective business strategies.  A true proponent of trusted relationships, she has successfully built a respected and longstanding network industry-wide.

Melinda founded and developed recruitment consultancy firm MO Luxury, which was acquired by Emerald Group Investments in mid-2015. Prior to this, she was Country Manager for Prada, Australia & New Zealand; General Manager, Fashion/Jewellery/Watches for Chanel Australia and Fashion Manager at Saint Laurent Australia (formerly Yves Saint Laurent).