Melvin has close to 25 years of experience in communications across various industries in the public and private sectors, having worked in both the media and strategic communications functions. Currently, he is the Chief Communications Officer at KK Women’s and Children’s Hospital and CCO for Capability and Professional Development at SingHealth. He is also concurrently appointed as the Director of Group Development at SingHealth, leading in the cluster’s advancement and development efforts to drive philanthropic support for its various causes.
Melvin started his career as a radio producer and broadcast journalist, with experience as a features writer and producer in the production of documentaries for broadcast. He has been involved in media management, crisis communication, marketing communications, internal and external stakeholder engagement, public affairs and reputation building. He has also conducted crisis & media training and provided strategic communications counsel for public sector organisations and multinationals in Singapore and the region.
Melvin volunteers at a few voluntary welfare organisations (VWOs). He is a Council Member at Club Rainbow Singapore (CRS) and serves as the Vice-Chairman at the Eagles Mediation and Counselling Centre (EMCC).