Rockpool was founded in 2013 by Melanie Chiswell Brooks. Melanie is an experienced Communicator with a wealth and breadth of experience in the Media, Public and Private Sectors. Her background is in Journalism where she was a Correspondent for Sky News and GMTV. Since then she has held senior roles in the NHS and Tesco where she spent 6 years managing Property Communications and Corporate Affairs in the South West region.

Melanie lives in Topsham near Exeter with her husband, son and Cockapoo. She loves long walks, bodyboarding and cooking.