Melissa Hayes – Amani Institute

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Melissa Hayes

Melissa has 10+ years of experience working across sectors and geographies (primarily Europe, Latin America and now Africa), of which the last 7 have been focused on helping organisations build business strategies that ensure both economic growth as well as sustainable change. In Nov 2017 she made the decision to travel independently across Africa (Mozambique, Tanzania and currently Kenya) with the intention of looking for opportunities to work for the African emerging market.

With extensive experience in business operations, community outreach, programme management, strategy design/delivery and organisational change, looking to pursue opportunities in organisations (especially start-ups and social enterprises) offering business solutions to socio-economic development. She is a natural communicator with strong problem-solving skills and a track record in strategic influencing. She is fluent in English, Spanish, Portuguese and Dutch. She has an MSc in Sustainability Science & Policy.