Melanie Eichhorn-Schurig joined Parents 1st initially as a Non Executive Director Finance in early 2018 but stepped down from this position in May 2019 to take up the position of CEO.

Melanie holds a Diploma in Strategy and Innovation from Said Business School (Oxford University), the FT NED diploma, an LL.M. and a Masters level degree in Business Administration. She has extensive experience within the Financial Services industry where she worked most recently as a Programme Manager. Prior to that, she worked as Head of Internal Audit for a brokerage firm and has held a number of positions within Internal Audit and Compliance.

"I am excited to be on the board for Parents 1st as I really believe in the objectives of the organisation. I hope to add value by bringing my knowledge and experience gathered in previous roles to the organisation and thus help it to grow and prosper."