Michelle

Name

Michelle

Position

Non-Executive Director / Board Advisor

Location

London

Big Business Experience

NatWest Group

UBS

Summary

Michelle is a New Zealand Chartered Accountant with 25 + years of Global Corporate experience in Financial Services.

With a proven track record of Stakeholder Management, Corporate Governance, Board reporting, Organisational development, Programme, Change and Risk Management.  Contributing specialist knowledge and broad experience in an advisory capacity to creatively contribute to Boards where personal and business values align.

Michelle has consulted with Start-ups and SME’s on fund raising in the property industry and providing independent over sight with her vast corporate background in Financial Services.

Michelle is a member of NEDonBoard, Institute of Board Members, reinforcing her commitment to continuous learning, positively impacting and contributing as a Non-Executive Director and Board member

Qualifications

  • Chartered Accountant FCA (ANZ)
  • Executive Committee member NZICA UK Branch (2008-2013)
  • Lead of Member Networking Events NZICA UK Branch (2010-2011)
  • Vice Chair NZICA UK Local Leadership Team (LLT) (2011-2013)
  • Chair of NZICA Joint Institute Conference 2012
  • Prince 2 Practitioner
  • Auckland University of Technology (AUT)

Key Areas of Expertise

  • Finance, Business Change and Transformation
  • Strategic Business Planning
  • Programme and Project Management –
  • Project Due Diligence
  • Programme/ Project office setup
  • Risk Management
  • Operational Risk
  • Corporate Governance
  • Stakeholder Management
  • Continuous Improvements
  • Tech implementations
  • Fund Raising / Investor Relations
  • Property Crowd Funding
  • Scaling up
  • Internal and External Audit
  • Mentoring

Experience

Michelle leverages off her vast corporate background in Financial Services, Finance Change, Transformation, Risk, Reg, and Compliance and Programme/ Project management.  In-conjunction with bringing her experience in real estate, property development projects, and project management.

Michelle has consulted with Start-ups and SME’s providing independent oversight. Inclusive of Fintech, Crowd Funding platforms, property developers in the areas of due diligence, continuous improvements, competitor analysis, scaling up, fund raising and compliance.