Melanie Gallant / @MelGalla

Head of Media Relations, Oxfam Canada

Melanie is currently Head of Media Relations at Oxfam Canada, covering a vast portfolio of international issues and projects. Melanie’s humanitarian experience is diverse. She led media relations for Oxfam’s response to the Ebola Crisis out of Freetown, Sierra Leone, at the height of the epidemic. Most recently, she was on mission in Syrian refugee settlements in Lebanon’s Bekaa Valley.

Melanie has a Graduate Diploma in Communications and Media Studies from Concordia University, and a Bachelors in International Management from McGill University. She is originally from Moncton, New Brunswick. She is fluent in French, English and Spanish.