Michelle is currently Chief People Officer for VetPartners, New Zealand, Australia, and Singapore. Her background includes General Manager HR AusPac – Business Partnership and Talent for QBE Insurance, Group Head of Talent, Leadership and Learning for Coca-Cola Amatil APAC and Vice President HR APAC for Brown-Forman as well as HR Director for Kellogg Company ANZ. With a PhD in Culture and Identity (UTS) and an MA in HR Management (Charles Sturt University), Michelle is passionate about culture, leadership and talent and workforce strategies. Michelle serves as a Board Director of Vet Nurse Plus NZ, Chair of the AHRI D&I Panel and Chair of AusDance NSW. She resides in Sydney’s Northern Beaches with her family and dog George, and is an avid dancer.