Melissa Ward

Melissa Ward

Director, London

Melissa is Head of UK Operations and Group Compliance Director.

She works closely with the leadership team to develop and deliver defined operational plans for the UK using business intelligence to inform decision making, and leads on signature projects for the firm.  Melissa is also responsible for compliance globally at Brunswick Group. 

During a decade with the firm, Melissa has worked in both London and Hong Kong in group management roles and advising clients, mainly in the consumer and private equity sectors, including Unilever, Apax Partners, TPG and Li Ning.  Major transaction experience includes Kraft Food's takeover of Cadbury.  Melissa was Chief of Staff to Sir Alan Parker, Chairman of Brunswick, from 2011 to 2014.

She joined Brunswick in 2009 from law firm Dickson Minto WS, where she spent four years as a corporate and commercial lawyer, focusing on M&A.