Head of Digital Portfolio, London Borough of Haringey
Melissa is the Head of Digital Portfolio at the London Borough of Haringey with twenty years’ in the project management profession. Her current role provides strategic leadership to the Digital PMO, Programmes, Projects, Business Analysis, Platform Development, Data Science and Content teams within one of London’s thirty-three local authorities.
Over the past two years Melissa has restructured and recruited her service with over two thirds of her current team joining since the pandemic and working entirely remotely. Throughout, she has created and maintained a high-trust culture and a high performing and happy team.
How to build effective and resilient teams
How do you find the talent you need and get the best from people? Whether you are in the privileged position of sourcing your own team or not, Melissa will share her tips on what you can do to get the best out of everyone.
How do you create an environment in which people love their work, even when it …or life is challenging? It is one thing building your team environment, but an entirely different thing sustaining it, and Covid has taught us that lesson harder than anything else we have faced.