Prior to Social Finance, Mel worked for Charlton Athletic Football Club for 13 years. Following a career break to go travelling, she settled in Peterborough and joined the One Service as Office Manager in 2011. She was instrumental in setting up the systems and processes to facilitate the UK’s first Social Impact Bond. When the One Service drew to a close, she helped to build TTG Training CIC. She continues her work at TTG Training CIC as Office Manager, splitting her time as HR coordinator within the Social Finance office. In her spare time Mel is Akela at a Cub Group.