Melo was named developmental licensee for McDonald’s in Malta in 2005 and became managing director of Premier Capital. Premier Capital acquired the development licence for Estonia, Lithuania and Latvia in 2007, and for Greece in 2011.
Melo is a member of the supervisory board of the Ronald McDonald Charity Foundation in Latvia.
Karen graduated as a lawyer from the University of Malta in 2010 and was admitted to the bar in 2011. She previously practiced with an established law firm in Malta within the civil and commercial department, advising on matters relating to corporate, maritime, aviation, insurance, energy and technology.
Karen has served as company secretary for regulated insurance intermediaries and property entities in Malta. She obtained a Master’s in Computer and Communications Law from Queen Mary, University of London in 2016.