Melville Rodrigues practices as a solicitor and has been associated with the SMF for many years. On a pro-bono basis, he provides guidance on the establishment and management of various charities and other non-for-profit organisations.
In terms of policy issues, he is leading a UK funds industry campaign for a onshore professional investor fund. He has also been active with initiatives aimed at attracting pension fund and other institutional capital for UK real estate social impact projects particularly focused on the affordable housing sector. Melville is a regular contributor to the real estate press.