Melanie Eusebe

Founder, Black British Business Awards

United Kingdom
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About me

Business Lady, Professor, Broadcaster, Chair of Black British Business Awards, Board Member. Melanie is a management consultant with over 18 years international business experience, specialising in strategic transformation initiatives for leading global brands. While working at IBM and EY, Melanie specialised in organisational and operational strategy, working with companies to identify strategic priorities for revenue generation and the delivery of products and services for profitable growth. The Black British Business Awards Passionate about uncovering role models and inspiring a new generation of exceptional business leaders, Melanie Eusebe started these Awards in 2012 to reflect the outstanding achievements and contributions of black business people to the UK economy. For her, these awards will challenge outdated stereotypes and most importantly, be a vehicle for economic empowerment and community partnership. Higher Education After graduating from University of Toronto, Melanie gained a Masters in Philosophy (Ethics) from Birkbeck College at the University of London. Alongside being the Chair of the BBBAs, Melanie is currently an Adjunct Professor at Hult International Business School with a focus on Leadership and Management Skills. Media work She is a regular speaker, lecturer and broadcaster who is respected for her contribution to promoting business leadership skills, harnessing business talent and economic empowerment. She has delivered and participated in sessions for organisations such as Sky, BT, GE, IBM, EY, Inseec, UCL, The Guardian, Better Bankside Women in Business, Trade School Westminster and works with various schools as a mentor.


  • Advertising
  • Events
  • Creative Agency
  • Digital Agency
  • Project Management
  • Strategic Planning
  • Executive
  • Client Management
  • Consumer Behavior
  • Creative Thinking
  • Excel
  • Office
  • Powerpoint
  • Word

People I’ve worked with

Companies I’ve worked with

  • BBC


    • Television
  • The Drum

    The Drum

    • Marketing & PR
  • Southbank Centre

    Southbank Centre

    • Events
  • The Modern House

    The Modern House

    • Architecture

Work history


Executive Producer of WoW at the Southbank Centre

Southbank Centre

Oct 2016
  • London, United Kingdom
  • Full Time


News Contributor


Dec 2014
  • London, United Kingdom
  • Full Time
  • Contributor for BBC TV and Radio programmes such as BBC News at six, What The Papers Say and the Today Show Radio 4


Jun 2012
  • London, United Kingdom
  • Full Time
  • A premium Awards programme that celebrates exceptional performance and outstanding achievements in British business; designed to transcend stereotypes and highlight diverse business talent. Sponsors include EY, Accenture, Baker & McKenzie, Barclays, BLJ, Bloomberg, BNP Paribas, BP, EDF Energy, Cisco, JP Morgan, KPMG, Microsoft, National Grid, Pearsons, Rolls Royce, RBS, Thomson Reuters, UBS, Virgin Money and the Evening Standard as media sponsor. These Awards recognise the contribution of black people in UK business. Supporting and promoting business excellence, the BBBAwards uncovers inspirational role models and ambassadors who represent the very best of business success.