Melissa Tandy GAICD, Director


Managing Director of Strategic Shift Consulting Melissa Tandy is a strategist with a reputation for solving business critical problems in Diversity and Inclusion, Risk Management and Cultural Change.

Specialising in creating bespoke strategies, multi-year implementation plans and facilitated workshops, Melissa is known for her collaborative approach and her passion for empowering people she works with to be their best. Her energy and curiosity in others helps organisations, Boards, Leaders and teams to expand their own thoughts and explore different avenues.

She is involved in educating and influencing workplaces, and this included Marriage Equality in Australia and she has been extensively involved in Sydney Gay and Lesbian Mardi Gras. A proud LGBTIQ+ ally, Melissa is often sought for her guidance on diversity and inclusion in the workplace and communities. She has been awarded and recognised for her work in this area.

Melissa is a speaker and MC and is also a Director of Equality Australia, Chair of the Audit and Risk Committee of Equality Australia, and Strategic Advisor for Pride In Diversity Executive Advisory Forum. She is a Graduate of Australian Institute of Company Directors (GAICD) and has an MBA and BA.