Melissa Noakes

Head of Sponsorship & Events and Co-Founder , Santander / Elevate

Melissa is the Head of Sponsorship & Events for Santander UK and has more than two decades of experience in the events industry having worked both agency and client side. She has delivered world-class brand experiences for Santander, Sony Mobile, Sony, Shell, L'Oreal, Budweiser, Jack Daniels, and Disney to name just a few. Melissa is also the co-founder of Elevate, the UK's largest mentoring program for the events industry, which has now helped over 1,000 event professionals in their career development.