Melisa Holloway is both the PA to Professor Dermot O'Hare and the Administrator of the Centre of Excellence (CoE). Having taken a career break to raise 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 enjoys music gigs, dog-walking, ballet and is a keen photographer.