Mel Deacon is a passionate and energetic leader, motivator and perfectionist.
As Founder and Managing Director of elevate, Mel has almost 20 years of corporate communication, PR and event management experience spanning Australia, the UK, the Middle East and Africa. This includes working in senior communication roles with Diageo (London and Adelaide), Westpac (Sydney) and Domino’s Pizza (Australia and New Zealand).
Over the past five years, Mel has established elevate to become a reputable strategic communication agency renowned for achieving real results.
Mel leads a dynamic and experienced team of communication and event management professionals who strive to deliver creative communication campaigns that achieve exceptional results for our clients.
Mel works with a range of local and national clients across franchising, food, FMCG, alcohol, beauty, fashion, property, construction, retail, education and professional services industries.
Mel holds a Bachelor of Business majoring in Public Relations from QUT and a Diploma of Business German from the University of Queensland. Mel is a professional member of the Public Relations Institute of Australia, Professional Conference Organisation and Babes in Business.