Michelle joined VSA in May of 2014. Michelle returned from the UK in 2002 after working for JP Morgan Chase & Co for a number of years and worked primarily for Public Trust until Feb 2007. After working for ANZ for 18 months, Michelle joined Pinnacle Corporation Limited as Chief Financial Officer, followed by an Acting CFO role at Barnardos NZ.
Michelle qualified as a Chartered Accountant in 1995 and has a strong background in the accounting field as well as considerable commercial experience. She now has added responsibility for Procurement and Organisational Support, IT and some areas of legal compliance. She is also Secretary to the VSA Foundation.
Michelle has seen first-hand the benefits of international development through volunteering to build capacity and sustainability and is passionate about VSA continuing to make that difference.