Michelle brings a wealth of knowledge and experience garnered over 30 years working, leading and inspiring others in the community sector. She is highly regarded for the energy and commitment she brings to working in partnership with a diverse and complex range of stakeholders, including corporates, governments, philanthropists, donors and community organisations.
Michelle is passionate about discovering fresh, sustainable and innovative solutions that address the needs of our most marginalised young people, developed and delivered by community, for community. She has decades of experience working collaboratively with purpose-driven organisations addressing injustice and inequality, work she sees as fundamental and necessary for fairer and inclusive communities of today and tomorrow.
Michelle holds a Masters in Social Science, Graduate Diploma in Adult Education and Bachelor of Business. She is a Member of the Australian Institute of Company Directors, and currently serves as a Director on the Board of First Nations Foundation. Michelle is an Alumnus of Leadership Victoria’s Williamson Community Leadership Program and Cranlana Centre for Ethical Leadership. She is also an active Rotarian.