Melinda Chapple

Head of Global Quality Assurance

Schroder Investment Management Limited



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Melinda has over 25 years’ experience in technology change, with 17 years specialising in software testing and quality assurance within the finance domain. Melinda is a highly motivated individual who is passionate about the evolution of software testing in today’s Agile environment. Melinda has extensive experience in managing and delivering large scale testing programmes, and has worked across UK, Europe, AsiaPac – bringing a global perspective to change programmes.

In her current position as Head of Global Quality Assurance at Schroders Investment Managers, Melinda has played a key role in the adoption and implementation of Agile across Global Technology and the wider organisation. A key part of that transformation was ensuring that test services evolved with the development teams; transitioning from a provider of people to a Quality Assurance Practice that supports Agile and DevOps principles