Melanie has a Chemical Engineering Degree from McGill University and an MBA from Haskayne School of Business in Calgary, Canada.

Melanie began her career working in the industrial resource sector in Europe and West Africa. She moved into the water and wastewater industry over a decade ago and is the former CEO of Swirltex Inc, a water technology company solving wastewater problems across market verticals. Melanie is passionate about cleantech, sustainability and the important work of minimizing human impact on planet earth.