Mel was born and educated in Guernsey, shortly after leaving school she commenced employment with Bachmanns Trustees where she spent two and a half years as a Trainee Company Administrator in their Yacht Registration Department. After leaving Bachmanns, Mel broadened her horizons in the Fiduciary world of both Trust and Company administration working for a large North American Trust Company and studying towards her professional qualification. Mel is now a fully qualified member of the Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners. In July 2014 Mel joined Liberation Management Limited which was later acquired by NSM in July 2017. Mel has experience in dealing with complex multi-jurisdictional trust and corporate structures investing in real estate and entrepreneurial businesses and works closely with family offices, clients and professional intermediaries.