Dr. Melanie Barham


VSGD CEO Melanie Barham

About Melanie

Dr. Melanie Barham is an experienced business professional who has coached entrepreneurs from idea to action in the for profit and not-for-profit spaces, as well as assisted veterinary professionals in finding their specific niche within the profession and landing roles.  Melanie has held senior roles in multiple organizations, and is a director at Vets, Stay, Go, Diversify.

Melanie holds an MBA in Sustainable Commerce, and a Project Management Professional designation in addition to her veterinary degree.  She has worked in multiple non-clinical fields and supported businesses and social enterprises.  Melanie also completed a major research project on veterinary career paths and has successfully coached many veterinary professionals to make their next career move since 2017. 

Recognized as a thought leader, Melanie frequently speaks on the topics of business, veterinary careers, negotiation and all things change management.  

“I’m passionate about helping veterinary professionals take their ideas and turning them into reality, whether that’s making a career move,  launching a business, or being a more effective leader.  I’m a mum, wife, business owner, and career shifter myself.  I’d love to see how I can help you achieve your dreams and goals.”

Time Zone/Location

North America/ EST Serving veterinary professionals worldwide.

Areas of Expertise

Business, startups, entrepreneurship, career change, interviews, negotiation, employer/business owner coaching.

The investment

6 month engagement package

1600 GBP + VAT for UK residents. Pay in your own currency at checkout

Our coaches

VSGD career coaches Leann Benedetti

Dr. Leann Benedetti

Experienced and certified coach with expertise in veterinary burnout, compassion fatigue, career coaching and shifts, alternative career paths.

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VSGD CEO Melanie Barham

Dr. Melanie Barham

Experienced business and career change coaching, with expertise in startups, business culture and models, interview techniques, negotiation, and leadership. Book a call today to take action for your career.

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