With a background working in-house in the rail industry on Projects across the world, Michelle has a wealth of contracting experience in the rail industry.

Michelle has been involved in all aspects of contract work relating to rolling stock and light rail projects across the UK ranging from manufacturing, renovation, service and parts supply functions. She has also advised on regulatory matters including management of Depot Licenses and Track Access Agreements.

Since leaving industry Michelle has maintained her links and is currently the Vice-chair of the Derby and Derbyshire Rail Forum, regularly being called to speak at industry events, in particular on regulatory matters and points affecting SMEs in the supply chain.

She also has an active involvement in the development of rail training and identifying ways to resolve the impending skills gap and works closely with BIS and NSARE on that front. She also works closely with BIS, UKTI, Rail Supply Group, RSAG and other government agencies in order to develop the supply chain.

Michelle continues to act for all levels of the industry ranging from technical software suppliers to the industry, major manufacturers, renovators and suppliers of temporary workers and maintenance amongst others.