CEO – Sweethaven 

Melissa was elected Commercial Director to the Network Group Board in January 2019. Melissa is CEO of Sweethaven Computers Ltd in Surrey; a Managed Service Provider that has been a strong supporter of Network Group for over 20 years and that has been instrumental in the development and growth of the UK’s number one technology community, fielding both previous Executive Board Member and Chairman.

Prior to joining Sweethaven 5 years ago, Melissa worked with large media groups including the BBC and the Financial Times and, more recently, headed up the Latin American portfolio and Production department at an international oil and gas consultancy and events group. Since joining Sweethaven, Melissa has worked closely the Sweethaven leadership team to grow and evolve Sweethaven’s managed service provision offering within both B2B and education market spaces, with the company most recently winning PCR’s MSP Specialist of the Year in 2019.

Melissa has a 1st class degree in English Literature & Spanish from Exeter University.

“I am delighted to have the opportunity to be present on the Board of Directors for a Group that has done so much for Sweethaven’s development. Sweethaven and its team have grown up alongside Network Group over the years and I hope that my contribution will aid to steer what is already shaping up to be an exciting and successful new chapter in Network Group’s development journey”

A great advocate of health and fitness, Melissa leads by example and can be found on Network Group event mornings, at 6am, getting in a 5k run before breakfast!