London (1 November 2022) — MGAC | RLF, the global project and cost management consultancy has announced Melani King has joined the company as director of talent. In the newly created role within the UK market, she will be responsible for leading recruitment and talent acquisition across the UK.
An industry leader with more than 20 years of experience, Melani joins from Heron Partnership Ltd, the recruitment consulting business she set up in 2016 to advise construction consultancies and real estate developers. Before building her own company, she worked as business services associate at Gardiner & Theobald LLP to provide strategic support to the equity partners and their teams regarding all matters of recruitment and staff acquisition. This included resource planning, setting up a new internal recruitment function.
Sean Clemons, managing director at MGAC | RLF, commented: “We are thrilled to welcome Melani to the firm’s leadership team as we continue to expand across the UK. Our steady growth across all offices created a new requirement for an in-house director of talent. Melani’s dynamic approach and deep understanding of the construction sector will be a real asset in our recruitment strategy, ensuring we attract the industry’s most talented experts to offer an industry-leading service to our clients.”
Originally from Wiltshire, Melani studied at the University of East Anglia before venturing into the recruitment industry. From 2006 to 2012, Melani spent time working in Melbourne, Australia as Associate Director at Design & Build, a leading specialist recruitment company within construction, engineering, and property sectors.
Melani King commented: “I’m delighted to join MGAC | RLF and look forward to cementing the firm’s status as an industry leader and helping to further develop the talent strategy to ensure we continue to exceed our clients’ expectations. I learnt so much running my successful recruitment business and look forward to being part of the MGAC | RLF leadership team as we continue to grow and develop the team in the UK and beyond. Relationships are key in this industry and my years of experience in property and construction will help me execute our exciting recruitment drive.”
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