Melanie has been working for the National Institute of Health Research Biomedical Research Centre (Hearing Health theme) at the University of Manchester since May 2018. Prior to this, she worked at Salford Royal Foundation Trust for almost 14 years as an Audiologist and Specialist Audiologist. Her main interests are vestibular assessment and stroke-related hearing difficulties. She has been a member of the BAA Service Quality Committee since 2017.