Melinda Burton is a co-director of Trunkman Productions.  She is also a qualified HR professional with 11 years of experience within media, technology and the arts, in organisations with both UK and international reach.  She is currently Head of HR at The Old Vic theatre in London.

Melinda also hails from Western Australia where she obtained a BA and Dip Ed in theatre and education at Murdoch University.

Melinda is passionate about supporting the arts and joined the Board of the world famous puppet theatre,  Little Angel Theatre in December 2015.

A co-creator of the Ockham Award nominated The Quest for Wonder, Melinda has also directed three of Trunkman Productions’ plays produced in London, to critical acclaim.

She was previously a trustee for Rewrite, a charity that uses drama and creative writing to help young refugees develop confidence and creative skills.