Melanie is Vice Chairman of KPMG UK and a Partner in Corporate Finance. She is a member of the UK Board and a founder member of The 30% Club Steering Committee. She is also on the Harvard Women’s Leadership Board. Melanie joined KPMG in 2000 to develop the Debt Advisory practice and has more than 30 years of banking experience in bank lending, debt restructuring and capital markets’ instruments. She is also experienced in the origination and execution of a full range of debt capital markets’ products. The debt advisory team has advised on almost 50 billion euros of transactions in the last couple of years with Melanie leading the advice for a number of publicly listed and private companies.