Michelle is an experienced environmental professional with a lifelong commitment to understanding the environment and contributing towards managing it in a sustainable way.  Having held various positions with the Environment Agency, Michelle left to pursue a doctorate at Aberystwyth University where she investigated the economic values and public perceptions of an environmental resource.

In 2008, Michelle became Conservation and Sustainability Team Leader for a local authority.  She has a keen interest in the health and well-being benefits of the environment and how a high quality environment supports our economy.