Mrs Melissa Tan Wegener, Director of Communications and Development (East China), joined the ACAA team in January 2015. Born in Malaysia but brought up on the Gold Coast, Australia, Melissa is is a Griffith University alumna with a Bachelor of Business, Marketing & Tourism Management. After her studies, she spent 18 months working in Tokyo, Japan. Upon returning to Australia, she joined the tourism industry and held several management roles in International Marketing & Business Development for Marriott Hotels & the InterContinental Hotels Group, across both on-property sales & corporate head office. In 2013, Melissa relocated to China and spent one year studying Mandarin, traveling, meeting lots of new friends of all different cultures and enjoying this exciting city of Shanghai.