Management team

BEAU MELIA | Founder & CEO

Beau has been involved in the Australian esports scene for over fifteen years, both as a player and in management. With a background in commercial sales, Beau is the driving force behind the emerging powerhouse that is Ground Zero Gaming.

JHYE RICHARDSON | Director

After first becoming a Ground Zero Gaming brand ambassador in early 2021, Jhye's turned his love of competition into the online gaming arena. As a professional athlete, Jhye embodies the core skills, behaviours, and mindset that are critical in elite esports professionals, enhancing Ground Zeros health and wellbeing strategy. 

MATTHEW WOOLLEY | General Manager

Matt brings a wealth of knowledge, experience and passion to his role within Ground Zero. With over ten years' experience within the IT industry, and over five years within esports, Matt's expertise is significant to Ground Zero's success.

KIERAN KEYS | Event & Operations Manager

Kieran started his esports journey at the inception of Ground Zero and has performed in key roles ever since. He now has over three years experience in the industry and continues to foster Ground Zero's achievements. 

AMANDA MELIA |  Strategy & Engagement Manager

Amanda is an experienced professional, with a background in strategy development, marketing communications, project management, and new business development. Always up for a chat, she is connector of people and a solver of problems. 

BRAD MOORE |  Team & Content Manager

Brad has seven years of esports experience and graphic design, making him essential to the day to day operations of Ground Zero. He is a content guru and holds the title of Connect 4 ANZ Champion for 2020. Brad is the youngest member of the Ground Zero management team and is crucial to its success.