- Type: Executive
- Position: Chief Operations Officer
- Team: Operations
- Email: Michelle.Armstrong@monash.edu
- Phone: 03 9905 3673
- EA: Georgia.Iliadis@monash.edu
Michelle is Monash Sustainable Development Institute's Chief Operations Officer. Her career has included leadership roles with arts organisations and Government body, Arts Victoria where she was a General Manager with oversight of funding programs supporting major organisations, community-based projects and schools initiatives. Michelle joined Monash University in 2012 to manage the Australian Research Council team at Monash Research Office and has been MSDI's COO since 2015.
Prior to working in Government, Michelle served on arts funding and advisory committees for City of Melbourne and City of Yarra, was a member of Arts Industry Council (Victoria) and was manager of PNG/Australian world music band Telek. Michelle is currently on the board of Circus Nexus.
Michelle's experience includes strategic planning; policy development and program delivery; project and financial management; contract management and governance; staff management and stakeholder engagement.
Bachelor of Arts (University of Melbourne)
Graduate Diploma, Arts Management (Deakin University)
Graduate Diploma, Professional Accounting (RMIT)