Michelle is a consultant with Social Entrepreneurs Ireland. Primarily she works with SEI Awardees providing guidance and support enabling the SEI awardee to further develop their social enterprise. Michelle is herself an SEI awardee, having won the IMPACT Award in 2011 as Co-Founder of Women for Election which she currently chairs. Prior to Women for Election Michelle spent over 17 years in the Financial Services sector focusing primarily in the area of multinational project management and change management, leading and implementing organizational change for blue-chip organisations in Ireland, UK and Australia while combining this with political interests in her spare time.
Michelle holds a Bsc in Business from University Central England, an MA in International Relations from DCU and is currently a PhD candidate in DCU in the area of International Political Economy.