Melanie Cooper is the Director of Finance and Corporate Affairs and Company Secretary at Coopers Brewery Ltd.
Ms Cooper joined Coopers Brewery in 1985, held the position of Company Secretary from 1990 to 1993, Director in 2009 and Company Secretary again from 2010.
Ms Cooper is a founding Governor of the Coopers Brewery Foundation established in 2006, and has been the Foundation Chair since 2011. Ms Cooper also spent four years working as a Chartered Accountant at PriceWaterhouseCoopers.
In 2017, Ms Cooper was awarded a Member of the Order of Australia for her significant service to the community through philanthropic support for, and leadership roles with, charitable foundations, and to business. She sits on a number of boards including the Burnside Hospital Foundation Inc, the Neurosurgical Research Foundation, Diversity in Drinks and Women in Drinks.