Melanie Knight

Partner, Infrastructure, government and healthcare

KPMG in the UK

Partner leading both our finance transformation and corporate services transformation team in government, with over 20 years of experience of business case, design, build, implementation and optimisation of shared services and other corporate services transformation work.

Previously at Capgemini Melanie was first UK, then Global Shared Services Lead for the consultancy practise, working across a range of sectors and geographies, and writing numerous papers including “The Global Sourcing of Services” which was published in the Harvard Business Review.

Her experience spans both public and private sectors, ranging from short, sharp reviews of existing shared service centres  to multi-year design and build programmes and covers national, regional and global territories. 

  • BA Hons, Joint Honours Economics & French Language and Literature, Leeds University, England

  • Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (CIMA) Qualified (1998 – Leverhulme Prize for best global paper in “Management Accounting Applications”

  • PRojects IN Controlled Environments (PRINCE2)

  • Business case

  • Corporate services design

  • Build and transformation

  • Programme management

  • Volunteer for Terrence Higgins Trust including 2 years on the Audit and Risk Committee