Michelle was appointed the Director of Sustainable Farms in June 2018. Michelle is a social researcher with experience in both quantitative and qualitative research. Michelle has held a range of research positions in public health within NSW, conducting evaluations of health promotion interventions and undertaking formative research for new programs in early childhood and maternity. Michelle has also worked in the Australian Public Service as a social scientist with the Bureau of Rural Sciences and as a policy officer in the Department of Families and Housing, Community Services and Indigenous Affairs. She looks forward to working with landholders and our regional partners.