Melissa is passionate about Canada’s business and public sectors. Whether as an internal agent or external advisor, Melissa has spent the last 15 years collaborating with peers and stakeholders in the fields of strategic planning, risk management, internal audit, performance measurement, and program delivery in setting policy, tackling initiatives and solving complex problems. Melissa is currently leading Aurora Cannabis’ Enterprise Risk and Assurance function, an integrated approach to enterprise risk management and internal audit. Prior to joining Aurora, Melissa spent more than a decade as a management consultant working with organizations across Canada, including seven years with Ernst & Young LLP’s Advisory practice. Melissa is a Certified Internal Auditor and received the William S. Smith Certificate of Honour for her performance on the CIA exams.