Melissa McShane

Development Manager

Melissa is a part of our philanthropy team, supporting ClimateWorks’ programs across Southeast Asia and the Pacific. She is responsible for developing relationships with international funders through engagement and mission alignment, as well as creating opportunities for partnership to achieve global net-zero targets.

Melissa joins us from the University of Melbourne where she worked as the Development Officer in the Faculty of Business and Economics, with a focus on securing major gifts for scholarships and research. Melissa has a background in the arts as both a performer and administrator, having worked at Sydney Festival, Melbourne Fringe Festival, Melbourne International Film Festival (MIFF) and Theatre Works across marketing, corporate partnerships, fundraising and development.

Melissa holds a Masters degree from the University of Melbourne, and a Bachelors degree in Communications from the University of Technology, Sydney.