Hon. Melly served as a Senator, Uasin Gishu County, from 2013–2017, and was a Member of the Senate Standing Committee on ICT, Agriculture, Land and Natural Resources. He contributed towards the development of the National Land Policy, and initiated and reinforced dispute resolution mechanisms when handling cases.
Further, he advised the national government on land registration, initiated discussions and investigations on the present and historical land issues, participated in law making, revenue allocation, and played an oversight role over State officers.
He is experienced in benchmark salary reviews, job evaluation and analysis, training and capacity development, restructuring and organisational design.
While working for CPF Financial Services, Hon. Melly was responsible for managing personnel policies, overseeing welfare activities, maintaining liaison with trade unions, participating in negotiations, working towards improved work relationships and productivity, budget planning and expenditure control.
He also coordinated the development and implementation of internal and external communication strategies and established communication standards.
As Associate Dean of Students at Mt. Kenya University (Eldoret Campus from 2008-2013), he planned and directed university activities related to student services and campus life. He also helped coordinate admissions, health services, financial aid, housing and social programmes for students.
As a football enthusiast, Hon. Melly served as Chair, Senate Sports Club, Captain of Bunge Football Club and Chairman, Delasharks Football Club, a football team that plays in the super league. He was also the first Chairman of Mt. Kenya University (Eldoret Campus) Student Association and Patron of Uasin Gishu County Academic Outreach Foundation.
He holds a Master in Business Administration in Strategic Management, Bachelor of Business Management (HRM), Higher National Diploma in Human Resource Management, Diploma in Business Management, Advanced Certificate in Human Resources and Certificate in Business Management. He is a PhD candidate (Human Resource Management).
Hon. Melly is a Member of the Institute of Human Resource Management, Member of Mt. Kenya University Alumni Association, and Member of the Kenya Institute of Management Alumni Association.