Michelle has over 25 years’ experience of leading teams, public affairs and stakeholder engagement in complex organisations.

Michelle joined Parentkind as its Policy & Communications Director in May 2015 and has been the charity’s acting Chief Executive since May 2017; writing and speaking widely on engaging parents in education and school life over this time.

Michelle is an Accredited PR Practitioner and member of the CIPR and was awarded a CharityComm’s Inspiring Communicator award in 2018.