Mellissa Lezama is an Attorney-at-law with over 20 years of experience in Human Resources across various industries, both locally and internationally, and has considerable experience in Operations, Organizational Development, Performance Management, and Employment Law. Lezama’s professional career spans numerous industries including insurance, retail, manufacturing, sales and distribution, education, and healthcare, and she has worked at companies such as CLICO, Kappa Drugs, Carib Brewery, Massy Distribution, and Baylor College of Medicine (Houston, TX).
Ms. Lezama received her BSc (Hons) in Psychology from St. Mary’s University (Canada) and her MA in Industrial/Organizational Psychology from the University of West Florida. She subsequently received her Bachelor of Laws (LLB) from the University of London, followed by the Legal Practice Certificate (LPC), with a specialisation in Employment Law, Corporate Finance, and Private Acquisitions, at BPP University Law School in London, UK. Mellissa is currently pursuing an LLM in Employment Law at the University of Leicester.
At Human Resource Technologies, Ms. Lezama works closely with clients to advise on business strategies, policies, and manpower needs to support their business objectives, as well as the provision of sound legal/HR advice and assistance with addressing employment-related matters, employment claims, and collective bargaining negotiations.