• When did you join Ovation? November 2006
  • What makes you cry? Tree pollen
  • What was the first record you bought? Olivia Newton-John and John Travolta - Summer Loving
  • Who would you most like to have for dinner? Kenneth Clarke, My Dad, Graham Norton, Sir Titus Salt
  • What makes you laugh? Parlour games - the dafter the better
  • One thing you would like to do before you die? Perform as a backing vocalist with Nile Rodgers on a world tour

Melanie Hill

Administrator

I joined Ovation Finance after a move to Bristol from London where I spent 17 years working for Citibank Private Bank as a Relationship Manager looking after high net worth clients resident in East Africa, a role which took me on interesting marketing trip and taught me a lot about people and the world!

I consider that I have always been blessed with fantastic colleagues – and bosses – and Ovation is no exception. I really do enjoy coming to work, and though clichéd, there really is never a dull day! I think we have a great ethos here – we work hard, have fun, and never forget that clients come first.

When I am not at work, I enjoy spending time with my family, cooking, gardening, walking, and designing and making silver jewellery. I still have a lot to learn, but hope one day to make it into a lucrative sideline in my retirement – in addition to the excellent pension pot arranged by my employer of course!

Blog: Reasons to be cheerful!

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Episode 65 – Amy Florian on Grief, Loss & Transitions

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