Mellisa Gillies

Mellisa has extensive experience in corporations, not-for-profit, SMEs, start-ups, consulting and as an owner of a small business. Mellisa has had extensive country market experience across all major markets internationally and domestically and was a country representative for a start-up in China. In Hong Kong, roles include global marketing and brand leadership for a multi-national company to develop and launch a new hotel brand across Asia-Pacific. Prior to this, agency leadership for a global premium airline and group of travel companies. In China, agency leadership on Tourism Australia and multi-national corporations such as Johnson & Johnson and PepsiCo. The prior twenty years in Australia leading marketing and communications business units for two multi-national corporations.

As well as a small business owner of Lantian Consulting, providing business, marketing, communications and brand advisory service, Mellisa consults as a Chief Marketing Officer for Strategic Specialists Group. Most recently, engaged as a specialist in the manufacturing sector and is highly skilled providing business advisory service with the necessary expertise to assist eligible businesses in key industry and growth sectors.

Industry Experience

• Media and Entertainment

• Travel, tourism and hospitality

• Telecommunications

• Consumer Products

• Higher Education

Key Skills

• Strategy

• Operations

• Marketing

• Sales

• Brand

• Communications

• Digital

• Media

• Licensing

Business Expertise

• Multi-national Corporations (listed)

• ASX Listed


• Start-up

• SME Owner

Mellisa's experience with SMBs

As a current business owner and an active consulting Chief Marketing Officer to SMEs, large corporations and multi-national organisations in Australia, Mellisa is aware of the current issues affecting eligible businesses.

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