Michelle Wood - Senior Deputy Chair

Michelle Wood has spent over 15 years working in public affairs, marketing and communications both in Australia and overseas. As the Australian Institute of Company Directors' General Manager, Marketing and Communications Michelle has responsibility for member communications, including Company Director Magazine and the Boardroom Report, creative services, brand and advertising.

Prior to joining AICD, Michelle was the Director of Communication at the Macquarie Graduate School of Management and also held communication roles with the University of Sydney, the Australian Mission to the United Nations in New York, the Minister for Water in NSW, National Geographic and Austrade.

Michelle is Deputy-Chair of the Australian Republican Movement and executive director of the Sydney Salon- a speaker series for business and academic leaders. She is completing a PhD in business (governance) at MGSM, has a Masters of Research (business), as well as Bachelor of Media from Macquarie University.