Melanie Leech
Melanie Leech
chief executive officer
BPF

Melanie joined the British Property Federation as Chief Executive in January 2015. Prior to this, Melanie spent nine years as Director General of the Food and Drink Federation. Melanie began her working life as a Police Constable in the Metropolitan Police Service. She joined the civil service (HM Customs and Excise) in 1988 and subsequently held senior roles in a number of departments including the Department for Culture, Media and Sport, the Office of the Rail Regulator and the Cabinet Office. She was awarded the CBE in 2015 for services to the food and drink industry.