Melanie Willis

Advisory Council Member

Melanie Willis is a professional non executive director and audit and risk chairman with previous senior executive roles as CIO of NRMA Investments, CEO of a financial services start up and Director Investment Banking.

Melanie currently sits on the boards of ASX listed firms Pepper, Ardent Leisure and Mantra. Melanie possesses strong commercial, strategic and innovation skills as well as knowledge of risk management, corporate finance and mergers and acquisitions.

Her industry experience includes financial and professional services (accounting and financial planning), infrastructure (hydro electricity and renewal energy), property (retirement, aged care and development and investment), investment management and retail services (travel and accommodation, tourism, car rental) and start up ventures (NRMA sling shot accelerator, TuShare, Sendle, Living Well Navigator).

Melanie was invited to join the AICD ASX 200 Chairman’s mentoring program, is a member of Chief Executive Women and The Big Issue Women’s Advisory Board.


  • Board Director, Pepper
  • Board Director, Ardent Leisure
  • Board Director, Mantra
  • Member, AICD ASX 200 Chairman’s mentoring program
  • Member, Chief Executive Women
  • Member, The Big Issue Women’s Advisory Board

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