Melchior works on issues related to biodiversity and access and benefit sharing, specifically the Convention on Biological Diversity and the Nagoya Protocol.

In addition, he supports IFPMA ’s work in vaccine policy and pathogen sharing.

Prior to joining IFPMA, Melchior worked with the Intellectual Property Unit of the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD).

Melchior holds a master’s degree in International Law from the Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies and a bachelor’s degree in Anthropology and Law from the London School of Economics.