Melanie joined the CIPD research team in 2017. She conducts research in a variety of areas, including learning and development and diversity and inclusion. Recent research includes evidence assessments on ethical behaviour at work, the case for diversity and inclusion and applying learning theory to digital learning.
Prior to the CIPD, Melanie worked as an HR practitioner, leading a wide variety of people projects, and as a researcher in a wellbeing and engagement consultancy. She holds a master’s degree in Occupational Psychology from University of Surrey.
At the 2019 Talent Management and Leadership Development Summit, Mel will be sharing her insight on driving L&D impact through professionalism of L&D including points on:
- Sharing 2019 research evidence on knowledge and behaviour L&D need to successfully navigate the changing world of work
- Exploring the identified development needs of L&D professions
- Highlighting business benefits of building these skills for impactful learning strategies
Mel will be sharing the stage with speakers from a wide range of organisations including ThinkAhead, Costa Coffee, Aon, Philips, University of Salford, Vodafone and more.