Grosvenor Group (Grosvenor), the privately-owned international property group, has appointed Melanie Gee as non-executive chair of the Grosvenor Britain & Ireland (GBI) board.
Gee will initially join as a non-executive director with immediate effect, succeeding Jonathon Bond in the role of chair from September this year. Jonathon Bond takes up the newly created role of Chief Investment Officer (CIO), Grosvenor Estate.
Gee is a senior adviser in London to Lazard, the global financial advisory and asset management firm, having joined as a managing director in 2008. She spent the previous 25 years in the financial advisory business with S.G. Warburg & Co. Ltd. and then UBS.