Michelle is a strategy consultant with a focus on defining sustainability management approaches based on a fundamental understanding of product impacts and circular economy principles. She brings a background in Sustainable Design Engineering and extensive experience in sustainability research and communication.
During Michelle’s time at Nordic Sustainability, she has worked on enabling the development of more sustainable consumer electronics, integration of circular design principles into the development of machinery and technology products, and supporting Ørsted in evaluating product impact hotspots across their lifecycle and value chain.
Michelle has also led strategic consulting projects including evaluating the sustainability programs and KPIs of Schneider Electric to enable their continued improvement as one of Corporate Knight’s most sustainable companies, and conducting a materiality assessment and strategy support at Hempel A/S.
Previously, Michelle’s work experience includes various roles in sustainability research, project management, and communication including at the Danish think-tank Sustainia, the Interdisciplinary Centre on Climate Change in Canada, and the University of Waterloo.
A strong understanding of sustainability underpins Michelle’s work, as developed from her Master of Sustainable Design Engineering at Aalborg University Copenhagen and a Bachelor of Environment, Resources and Sustainability from the University of Waterloo in Canada.
Rethinking products and material use is key to driving sustainable transformations.