• Melissa is a chartered professional civil engineer with more than 30 years’ experience in strategic planning, design, and program/ project management of railway and infrastructure projects.
• Her experience includes high-speed, heavy and light rail systems on a wide range of programs and projects within Australia, New Zealand and Europe.
• Since 2009 she has been working for NSW government in the area of rail transport strategy. This encompasses governance, development, refinement and implementation of the strategy and business cases developments
• Her work includes the application of System Engineering in order to ensure benefit
realisation and justify integrity and operational consistency within rail strategy portfolio.