Melanie joined Rathbones in 2014 after spending the previous seven years at Jupiter. Prior to that, she spent nine years at Baring Asset Management and previously worked for Deutsche Morgan Grenfell and EY. She gained international experience working for HSBC in Hong Kong, San Francisco and Mumbai.
Melanie is a Chartered Accountant, has a degree in Systems and Management from City University, London and holds the PCIAM Diploma with distinction.
She is both a Trustee and Chair of the Finance and Investment Committee for the Francis C Scott Charitable Trust that commits over £1m a year to areas of deprivation in Cumbria and North Lancashire. The Scott Trust has a particular focus on the young. She was previously a Director of the Chartered Accountants’ Trustees Ltd - the umbrella company for a number of the ICAEW's charities. She is also a member of the Chartered Accountants’ Livery Company.