The Team

Trusted Inspired Advisors


Emily Mellon

Senior Consultant

Emily is a highly experienced practitioner in program design, management, research and evaluation, with a career that has spanned both the public and not-for-profit sectors. Emily also has robust experience and technical expertise in working with urban, regional and remote Indigenous communities, gained through her position as the Design, Monitoring and Evaluation Advisor for World Vision’s Australia program. Emily is an advocate for creating space to encourage and hear the wisdom of youth and other underrepresented groups
Emily studied at La Trobe University and The University of Melbourne and has a Bachelor of Arts and a Master of Evaluation. Within her studies she was a member of the Golden Key International Honours Society for high achieving students and excelled in evaluation capacity, development and change and quantitative methods.
Emily is passionate about supporting sustainable social change through harnessing collective wisdom, nurturing evaluative thinking and advocating for the utilisation of evidence.
Outside of Synergistiq you will find Emily pondering a second breakfast, planning an evening of festivities (which could well be dark chocolate and a comfy couch) and dreaming of her next summery, beachy holiday so she can scuba and soak up more vitamin D.