Melissa Hardwick

As a dual-qualified professional with both ICAEW and ACCA distinctions, Melissa is an accomplished figure in the world of Co-sec, audit and financial reporting. Her journey began at Coventry University, where she obtained a BSc degree in Business and Finance. Furthermore, her thirst for knowledge led her to further expand her expertise by securing a Master’s in Accounting and Finance at Kingston University. She joined Carpenter Box back in 2015 and has become a core member of the team.

Melissa worked for a number of years in Accounts and Audit as a Senior Manager and she now heads up the Company Secretarial team at Carpenter Box. With an impressive 21 years of experience and an Associate of Chartered Governance Institute (CGI), Melissa has honed her speciality with companies’ house compliance, share changes, article changes and PSC/RLE reviews. She adeptly navigates the intricate landscapes, providing expert insights and solutions tailored to each client’s unique needs. Melissa’s day-to-day role involves a wide range of responsibilities and she effortlessly juggles her tasks with precision and professionalism. As a result, her strong educational background and extensive experience make her an authority in her field, guiding clients towards sound financial decisions and strategies.

Outside the office

Beyond her professional commitments, Melissa is a devoted mother who enjoys spending quality time with her young family. An avid runner, she often participates in charity events, including The Brighton Marathon, showcasing her endurance and commitment to giving back to the community.

Melissa’s passion for travel adds another dimension to her persona. Her love for exploring new cultures and landscapes not only enriches her personal life but also broadens her worldview, allowing her to bring fresh perspectives to her professional role.

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