“Mellida has been running Business Genie, a boutique Bookkeeping firm in Perth, for over 20 years.  She has a Masters of Professional Accounting, teaches at Curtin University and has written five text books.

Mellida is passionate about simplifying and systemising procedures.  She loves to give back to the community and is also the Treasurer of Rostrum Clubs of WA Inc and the Serpentine Jarrahdale Food and Farmers Alliance.  She continues to hone her skills in public speaking through Rostrum and The Speakers Institute.

Mellida is currently helping Prepare Produce Provide (Live to Tell Your Story) organise their Djinda Ngardak culinary camp for Indigenous students in Albany in November 2021.

She enjoys swing dancing, carnivorous plants and is currently trying to convince her peppermint bristlenose catfish to breed.”