Born in Singapore and now living in Tokyo, Japan for the last 8 years, Melissa has travelled to more than 34 countries around the world, is a working mom and a proud advocate of women in technology.

She is a native English-speaker and is fluent in Japanese (JLPT N1 level) and Mandarin (GCE ‘O’ level).

Melissa is specialised in digital creative direction, user experience and visual communication design. She is also skilled in photography, web, user experience, graphic, branding, packaging, environmental and advertising design.

In her free time, she is a keen Ashtanga Yoga practitioner, regular surfer and snowboarder.