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Industry Programs Manager
Originally from Brazil, and coming to Melbourne via the USA and the UK, Michelle has a rich travel background as she’s explored over 30 countries. Michelle loves keeping an eye on the exciting Melbourne events calendar as well as exploring the uniqueness and intimacy of the city’s laneways. Having previously worked for film director Richard Curtis, Michelle has rubbed shoulders with the likes of Gordon Brown, Julia Roberts and Rachel McAdams.
Prior to joining the VTIC team, Michelle delivered industry development activities and award-winning programs with Destination Melbourne. Now at VTIC, Michelle loves making a difference to our industry alongside such a dedicated and passionate team. Michelle is also the Chair of the Young Tourism Network.
Michelle has a Bachelor Honours’ degree in Business and Tourism, and is a recipient of academic awards, and in 2018 received the Young Achiever Award at the RACV Victorian Tourism Awards.