Melanie Raymond

Chair Youth Projects

Melanie, was named one of Australia’s Top 100 Most Influential Women in the Westpac & Australian Financial Review 100 Women of Influence Awards 2012.

Melanie holds a number of leadership positions including Chairperson of the large charity Youth Projects Ltd, and the social enterprise Good Cycles, Member of the Victorian Premier’s Ice Taskforce and the Nor for Profit Advisory Group of the Institute of Company and Director of Melbourne’s newest philanthropic fund Melbourne Connected Communities. She is a former Chair of Opportunities for Carlton a collaborative infrastructure project, Prostitution Control Council and the Victorian Liquor Licensing Council. Melanie was awarded Moreland Woman of the Year in 2007 and received the Jim Esselmont Award for Community Service from Rotary in 2010.