Michelle leads the Group Public Affairs and Policy team at National Grid, having joined the company in 2018. She oversees public policy development and stakeholder engagement, focusing on a range of areas that will support the UK’s net zero transition.

Prior to joining National Grid, Michelle spent ten years at the CBI where, latterly, she led the business association’s policy and campaigning work on energy and climate change, infrastructure and housing. While at the CBI, Michelle also undertook a secondment to Marks & Spencer, where she advised on their climate change strategy. Michelle studied Politics at Nottingham University.