Melissa Whiting

Consultant - People & Culture, Specialist Services, Taranaki

Melissa started work at Baker Tilly Staples Rodway in 2010 after returning home from a twelve year stint working in Human Resources in the United Kingdom. Melissa says that developing, influencing and delivering key strategies that result in change and success for businesses is a major perk of her job.

She is passionate about coaching and delivering leadership development programmes to new leaders as well as working strategically with leaders to provide successful people solutions.

Specialist areas

  • Coaching and mentoring
  • Developing people and business strategies
  • Recruiting key employees into key roles
  • Developing performance management plans & results
  • Developing efficient & effective people structures aligned with business strategy
  • Employee relations solutions

Industry experience

  • Accounting and financial services
  • Oil and gas
  • Small – medium owner/operator businesses
  • Local government
  • Not-for-profit

Memberships & qualifications

  • Human Resources Management Graduate (Chartered Institute of Personnel & Development) – UK
  • Post Graduate Diploma in Human Resources (University of Wales)