Melisa Holloway was both the PA to Professor Dermot O'Hare and the Administrator of the Centre of Excellence(CoE). After a career break to raising three children whilst working within volunteer roles, she previously worked at the BBC as a Producer/Director on Science, History and Education programmes for a number of years. She has an MA in Archaeology from UCL, specialising in Central & South American Archaeology. In her spare time she enjoyed music gigs, dog-walking, yoga and is a keen photographer.