Melanie Lane

Chair Person

Mel is the CEO of NewMotion, an organisation which is focused on creating a smarter, cleaner energy future. She has a particular interest in promoting and leveraging diversity and as a part of this actively seeks to support talented women and provides mentoring support to women cross sector. She speaks regularly to women’s groups in different sectors and actively participates in cross sector work on D&I.

Mel has held a number of external Non-Executive positions, as part of the UK board of IJM, and most recently as a Trustee of the Whitehall Industry Group which seeks to promote cross sector learning and understanding.

Mel is British and was educated at Bristol University in the UK where she received both a BSc Hons and an MSc, the latter specialising in Development Economics and Policy. She is married and has 3 children.