Mel Torode has 20 years’ experience in the fund administration industry specifically including private equity, property and mezzanine debt and is the Operations Director of Estera Guernsey. She oversees the operational function of the Guernsey office as well as retains strategic oversight of a large portfolio of fund clients and contributes to business development.
Prior to founding Morgan Sharpe in April 2008 (a fund administration company sold to Estera in 2017), Mel was the Company Secretary of Assura Administration, overseeing the administration of listed property funds.
Mel began her career at Guernsey International Fund Managers (now Northern Trust), working on large private equity funds and European holding companies, moving to Mourant International Finance Administration (now State Street) where she spent more than two years concentrating primarily on listed property funds.
Mel is an experienced Non-Executive Director with a portfolio consisting of funds, general partners and associated Guernsey and European holding companies.