Michelle has achieved success for Plan for Peace in its first two years of start-up, building on her experience in project and accounts management and communications. She leads financial management and preparation of annual accounts; assistance with the Plan for Peace charity registration; partnerships coordination; and exceptionally effective team communications. She is highly skilled in resolving technical issues and is an efficient organiser of events. She also processes the essential ingredient of a great sense of humour. She has trained as an Ayurvedic Practitioner, having developed a strong understanding of the importance of how the mind affects the body. Michelle was born in New Zealand and now lives with her husband, son and puppy in the United Kingdom.