Michelle is the Joint Interim CEO of the Jewish Leadership Council (JLC) which is an umbrella organsation working for the good of the British Jewish Community. Previously, she was Executive Director of Lead, the Leadership development division of the JLC. Enabling others has always been at the heart of what motivates her. The foundations of her leadership experience were gained in her youth movement, RSY Netzer. After achieving a BSc (Hons) in Multi-Media Technology and running a small business, she gained a PGCE in Secondary ICT. Working as a Head of Department in a London school, she was seconded to Middlesex University as a lecturer on their PGCE ICT course. Before joining the JLC, she was Operations Director for Masorti Judaism for 5 years, managing programming, events and volunteer development during which time she also completed an MBA with a focus on senior lay-professional relationships in the UK Jewish community. She lives with her husband and their two daughters. She is passionate about diversity and equality, and is always looking for the next challenge!