Our goal is to enable people to take control of their health by giving them the tools, support, information, motivation and confidence to manage their health.
Siobhan is a social entrepreneur, with over 15 years’ experience in marketing and business development, running her own companies, specialising in social media and applied game design. Leaving us all wondering where she finds the time, she also teaches yoga, runs marathons and flies planes!
Chris brings medical expertise to the team. A General Practitioner since 1997, Chris has 12 years experience as a Clinical Director of one of NZ's high performing PHO's. He maintains a focus on quality improvement across the health system and has a passion for supporting primary cares ability to provide innovative services, in particular those that support people to self manage and prevent chronic conditions.
Craig leads our development team with 20 years’ experience. He enjoys solving problems and creating products that people enjoy to use. Out of the office, he enjoys fishing and playing squash.
Katie is a UX/UI designer who is passionate about creating a well-crafted, simple, and clean user experience. Katie joined Melon Health after moving to Wellington from Amsterdam. In her free time, she enjoys exploring New Zealand, cooking, and reading.
Ruth leads Melon's user-centred design. She has over 8 years experience in mobile, web, application and print design. Ruth is passionate about designing products that are both user-friendly and beautiful. In her time off you can find her running, hiking a mountain, or snorkelling somewhere tropical.
Doug has led business development teams to significant growth for over 20 years including 14 years in healthcare. This includes health insurer and disease management, clinical business development and clinical solutions in high demand markets.
Jess recently graduated from Stanford University where she studied Human Biology and Global Health Policy. Having previously worked with Toi Te Ora Public Health she relished the opportunity to solve problems to help reduce health inequities. Jess enjoys getting outside whether it be hiking, skiing, or running.
Gabrielle loves creating things - software, communities, new dance moves! Her interest in software lies in its ability to shape how we think and act in the offline world. She is passionate about using these tools to empower people to improve their lives. Gabrielle enjoys exploring Wellington's natural spaces, rain or shine.
Iury is a mobile developer with experience on a wide range of projects, from small projects to large retail companies. He also has a passion for UX and design. In his free time, Iury enjoys exploring Wellington, watching movies, running, and meeting friends for a coffee.
Alyssa comes to Melon with over 5 years of experience project managing Epic EHR implementations in hospital settings across the United States and the Netherlands. She is passionate about products and using technology to improve lives. She's excited to be overseeing product development at Melon where she can work with the team to make innovative apps that empower patients to better manage their health.
Rob has been addicted to programming since he was a teenager, writing assembly language on a 6809 system his Dad built. With over 30 years programming experience, Rob is now part of our mobile team, specialising in native iOS and Android app development. When not at the keyboard he loves spending time with his family, mowing lawns, eating, and reading sci-fi novels.
Will is an app developer with a broad background. Holding a PhD in an offshoot of Artificial Intelligence, his personal mission is to expose the magic whilst hiding the inevitable complexity that’s involved in doing cool things. You can often find him rollerblading on the waterfront, or biking across the Wellington Rimutaka Hills...as you do!
Charles is an experienced web developer who loves the fast paced, ever evolving web. He enjoys working with the full-stack and can be often found tinkering with new DevOps techniques. Outside of work, Charles is a hardware geek, avid gamer and enjoys working with cars.
Matt leads Melon's iOS team with 18 years of development experience and a degree in computer science. In his spare time he likes to drink coffee, do DIY projects on his house, and play with his son.
Michelle is a Health and Nutrition Coach based in Taranaki. She has a graduate degree from the University of Maine USA and has trained as a coach both in the USA and New Zealand. She is also a Mindful Eating instructor and author of two books. Michelle is passionate about a non-diet approach to health and helping people break free of the dieting roller-coaster ride once and for all.
Sam is a mental health specialist with experience in crisis teams and brief intervention with primary health. She has worked in New Zealand, Australia and the UK. Her off duty pursuits include community radio, all things music, and watersports. Sam is passionate about sustainable living and the way it can be enhanced by modern technology.
Kelly is a Holistic Health Coach and Registered Nurse based in the Manawatu area. With an understanding of acute and chronic conditions, and the influence of lifestyle and nutrition, Kelly has a passion to help people become better, healthier versions of themselves. Kelly is also a Mum to two young girls, and training as a yoga instructor.
Nancy looks after our Goalpost community and social media, and helps run a small non-profit that supports families of people with pancreatic cancer. She's also a busy mum of two teenagers and Homer a very large basset hound. Nancy's based in Hermosa Beach, California.
Lisa is studying her Masters of Information Technology at Weltec and works at Melon Health as a security and data analyst. She is passionate about utilizing technology to improve mental health and suicide prevention. Lisa enjoys spending her downtime photographing, cycling, blogging and surf life guarding.
Dr. Cheryl MacDonald, is a Licensed Clinical Psychologist and Registered Nurse who has practiced health and psychology for over thirty years. Cheryl provides individual and family counseling and education using biological, psychological, and social approaches that include, cognitive behavioral therapy, motivational interviewing and humanistic treatment methods.
Komal is our in-house Finance Manager. She has been working for herself for 16 years. She has a range of knowledge from her varying client base. She runs a busy household with two teenagers and a kitten. In her spare time Komal loves to cook and is a dab hand at interior design.
We are always on the look out for passionate people who want to make a positive impact on people’s lives. Contact us to find out what openings we might have.