Melanie joined David Allen in 2013 as a Corporate Specialist. After completing an Honours Degree in Aquaculture at Stirling University, Melanie qualified as a Chartered Accountant with the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales in 2003. With many years experience of working with limited companies, and having spent some time working as a Financial Controller, she has a great understanding of the issues faced by clients on a day-to-day basis.
As part of the Corporate Services team Melanie prepares financial statements and Corporation Tax computations for limited companies. With her knowledge and experience she works closely with clients assisting them with any queries they have and providing practical advice on tax planning opportunities and bookkeeping systems, ensuring they comply with all relevant regulations.
Outside of work Melanie is joint Vice Chair of Governors at Great Orton Primary School. Originally from Middlesbrough, Melanie now lives in Carlisle with her daughter Bryony and in her spare time she enjoys riding her horse, walking the dog and spending time with her family.