Education: BSc Chemical Engineering
Finance sector: Investment management
Previous or current role: Investment Manager, Deutsche Investitions
About me: Melissa holds a BSc in Chemical Engineering from ITESM. Before joining LBS, Melissa worked as an investment manager at DEG, Germany’s Development Finance Institution, analysing direct lending opportunities across Mexico and Central America. Prior to that, she worked at Advent International’s Mexico office as an associate and at Deutsche Bank as an investment banking analyst. In addition to her experience as a finance professional, Melissa co-founded a small enterprise in Mexico focused on sustainable manufacture of athletic apparel.
She joined the full-time Masters in Finance programme to broaden her financial knowledge from an academic perspective and build a strong and diverse network that can support her transition into the European financial sector.
In addition to being a student ambassador, Melissa is part of the Private Equity & Venture Capital Club’s Executive Committee and holds memberships of the Finance Club, Social Impact Club and Sailing Club.