Melissa Davies founded negoservices in 2000.
After graduating from the London School of Economics, Melissa held several management and team leader positions, both in industry, NPOs and science. She is currently an international consultant with wide experience in strategic and operational management, particularly in the fields of project management, organisational development, partnership brokering and fundraising.
A professional independent negotiator, Melissa has over 28 years experience in negotiating agreements and building lasting partnerships in both national and international environments, and in training in negotiation skills and conflict management (www.negoservices.com)
Her customers include universities, international organisations, multinational companies, scientific research institutes, non-governmental and non-profit organisations.
Her first book “The Practical Negotiation Handbook: A Five Step Approach to Lasting Partnerships” was published in 2021.
A qualified Solution Focussed coach, Melissa helps people and organisations face their challenges, get to where they want to be, including using positive deviance approaches for behaviour change in complex environments. She also has a long experience in coaching teenagers and young adults, as well as working with leading scientists.