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  • Melissa Pardoe

    Group Head of Governance

Melissa Pardoe, Group Head of Governance

Melissa Pardoe

Group Head of Governance

BDO Advisory

+44 (0) 1534 510 100


As Group Head of Governance, Mel’s remit is to provide oversight and trusted advice in the sphere of governance matters such as information management, data security, records management and policy. Mel’s focus is to navigate a constantly evolving landscape of policy and legislation in order to deliver pragmatic solutions.

As well as her internal Head of Governance role, Mel works with the advisory team to assist clients with their data protection and information management requirements.

Before joining BDO in 2018, Mel had a decade of experience in the public sector in a variety of senior roles including the Head of Governance for Education and Schools and the Data Protection lead for the Government of Jersey.

An experienced presenter, trainer and problem solver, Mel is able to provide focused, contextual and rational advice in time pressured and complex scenarios.