Melanie Fitzpatrick

Chief Purpose and People Officer

Mel is our Chief Purpose and People Officer, joining Vistra in March 2023.

Mel is a recognised global leader in value creation, organisational transformation, brand and culture, and mergers and acquisitions. Before joining Vistra, she held executive leadership roles with global companies in many sectors, including CPA Global, Allegis Group and Williams Lea.

Mel has led global businesses and teams across the breadth of an organisation, from strategy and operations to brand and marketing and from talent to corporate services. As a purpose-led leader, her focus is on building a sustainable people-powered organisation that raises the standard for clients and generates tangible value. At Vistra, Mel is developing leaders who drive alignment to purpose, strategy, and brand - while building an exceptional culture as part of a healthy, sustainable organisation that helps everyone thrive and keeps everyone moving forward.

Mel believes that a commitment to the success of our business means a commitment to wellbeing. She takes a whole-of-life approach to wellbeing, with a particular personal interest in the impact of nutrition and exercise on children’s education and learning.

Melanie Fitzpatrick