Melanie is Head of Quality and Corporate Responsibility at Wilko, a family owned UK retailer with over 400 stores and over 20,000 employees. Mel is accountable to the Board for ensuring that products are legal, safe, fit for purpose and manufactured at factories that demonstrate good quality management and sound ethical trading principles. Mel is further responsible for driving the company’s CSR agenda which aims to minimises its environmental impact whilst maximising its social effectiveness within all the communities it serves.
Mel is a member of the Council of Trustees at Which? and owns a whole foods shop and wellbeing centre.
Mel is married with two sons. She loves the outdoors, spending much of her downtime on the side lines of football and rugby pitches!