Michelle is Assistant Director of the Skills and Employment Unit at City Hall. She is responsible for leading, managing and motivating a team of 70 staff within Skills & Employment to design programmes of work and drive policy development and delivery of the Mayoral priorities within this area. She is also responsible for the successful delivery and implementation of the devolution of the Adult Education Budget to London, circa £311 million per annum.
Michelle joined the GLA in 2011 having previously worked at the London Development Agency for a year and the Learning & Skills Council, London Region as Skills Development Director – Employer Services for 5 years. Prior to working in the public-sector Michelle worked at Rolls-Royce plc in their Naval Marine division working primarily with the Japanese and Dutch Navy.
Michelle holds an MSc in International Relations from the University of Bristol.