Melanie Jones

Melanie JonesOrganisation

Liverpool John Moores University

Job title

Engagement Lead, Research and Innovation Services


A communication and facilitation specialist, Melanie has a background in psychology, is a qualified Personal Coach and has over 18 years’ experience of designing and delivering individual and group development interventions.

Melanie has managed people, projects and partnerships in the private, public and third sectors. As a consultant/facilitator, she has supported organisations with team building/strengthening, impact reporting, priority setting, strategic planning and visioning. She has extensive experience of winning new and repeat business, generating income and securing commitment and enthusiasm for projects in a range of professional settings.

Having operated out of LJMU’s Knowledge Exchange and Commercialisation team and most recently the Research Excellence team, Melanie has an understanding of the opportunities and challenges of the University’s KE and research agendas. She has positive working relationships with colleagues across the University and is leading the development and delivery of the university’s new researcher support programme, ACTivator.