Michelle began her career at a large insurance company. She subsequently spent time working in both London and Sydney before returning to South Africa where she deepened her experience of marketing and communications within a professional services environment. Michelle was appointed as head of Marketing and Communications at Cliffe Dekker Hofmeyr in November 2014.

  • Founding Board Member of the Professional Services Network in Africa.
  • Recipient of the Chairman's Values Award for demonstrating integrity (2017).


  • BA, Law and Economics, University of the Witwatersrand