Michelle leads the strategic planning of Western Sydney University’s campus network, campus master planning, asset planning and development management to support the University’s goals and growth. Michelle holds a Master of Urban and Regional Planning with over 15 years’ experience as a planner, and is a member of the Planning Institute of Australia.
Michelle is responsible for the planning and design phase of projects under Western Growth, Western Sydney University’s large-scale transformative program to reshape its campus network, combining existing campuses with CBD ‘vertical campuses’ in key centres across Western Sydney.
Through Western Growth the University is redefining the role of universities in co-creating cities of the future. Michelle has contributed to shaping the University’s vertical campus model, delivering flexible, technology-rich 21st century education and research environments.