Melanie is a Senior Adviser in London to Lazard, the global financial advisory and asset management firm, having joined as a Managing Director in 2008. Melanie spent the previous 25 years in the financial advisory business with S.G. Warburg & Co. Ltd. and then UBS.
Melanie is Chair of FTSE250 life sciences investor Syncona Ltd, also chairing its Nomination and Governance Committee. She is a Non-Executive Director at Standard Life Aberdeen plc where she sits on the Nomination & Governance and Audit Committees and is the Non-Executive Director with responsibility for bringing the employee voice into the Boardroom. Melanie also sits on advisory groups for two private family offices and a charity.
Mark Preston, Chief Executive, Grosvenor Group, said: “We are delighted to appoint Melanie Gee as Non-Executive Chair of the Grosvenor Britain & Ireland board. She will bring new perspectives and insights to the business, helping it to navigate the many challenges and opportunities it faces”.
James Raynor, Chief Executive, Grosvenor Britain & Ireland, said: “I am looking forward to Melanie’s support and guidance as we strive to redefine the relationship between property owners, tenants and communities, based around a model of mutual success, and demonstrate that property can be a force for good in this country”.