Born and raised in Guernsey, Melanie started her fiduciary career in 1998 and moved to Hong Kong in June 2007 initially working for a large institutional trustee before moving to Nerine in March 2009.
Melanie held the position of Managing Director from 2014 to June 2020 and moved back to Guernsey in August to take up position as Director for the private client and corporate business. She works with a number of intermediaries and clients providing bespoke and tailored solutions on all aspects of estate and succession planning covering multiple jurisdictions.
She has written several articles for international publications, and was named in the Citywealth Leaders List in 2014 to 2019. Shortlisted in the International Finance Centres Power Women Top 200 List in 2014 to 2018 and shortlisted in the International Finance Centres Power Women Top 100 in 2019. Melanie was singled out for praise by Hong Kong interviewees in this year’s research for the Chamber High Net Worth 2020 rankings.
In January 2022 Melanie was recognised on the Global Elite – Elite Recommends list which features an exclusive list of just 200 leading advisers, including accountants, asset managers, trustees and family office experts as nominated by Global Elite lawyers.