• Intepeople - Who We Are

Melisa Kappely

General Manager

Melisa is passionate about building capabilities and engagement to drive high performance in businesses having worked across a range of senior operational and people roles within major NZ Companies.


  • Safety
  • Recruitment
  • Change Management
  • Culture
  • Building Capabilities
  • Driving High Performance



  • Masters of Science (Applied Psychology)
  • Diploma of Industrial & Organisational Psychology (with distinction)
  • Harvard Business School – Senior Management Programme
  • Association of Workplace Investigators Certificate Holder
  • Licensed Private Investigator – NZ Private Security Personnel Licensing Authority


Melisa has held Senior Management roles in a wide range of industries including Ports, Dairy, Banking and Retail and working within companies such as Fonterra, Bank of New Zealand, Staples Rodway, Port Nelson and Goldpine Industries. As an experienced practitioner she has a strong background in business, people management and implementing safety systems. Melisa has worked in operational and specialised people roles and brings a real commercial focus to enable her to provide pragmatic solutions.



Phone: 03 546 8649
Mobile: 027 734 0392
Email: melisa.kappely@intepeople.co.nz

  • Melisa Kappely, Human Resources and Talent Partner, Intepeople