Mel Carvill is President of PPF Partners, a private equity firm. Mel was Deputy General Manager, Head of Western Europe, Americas and Middle East at Assicurazioni Generali until January 2009, where he previously had responsibility for strategy, planning, corporate finance and risk management. He was with Generali in various technical and operational roles since 1985, spending eight years at the corporate headquarters.

He is a fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales, holds an advanced diploma in corporate finance, is an associate of the Chartered Insurance Institute, is a Chartered Insurer and a fellow of the Chartered Institute of Securities & Investment.

Mel also serves as a director of financial services companies operating in North America, Europe and Asia.