Michelene has over 30 years experience in financial services, operating at the board level of numerous companies, ranging from large listed to small privately owned organisations.
Michelene has a wealth of experience in strategy, governance, risk management investment and finance utilised in a wide range of corporate roles including CEO, CFO, COO, Strategy and Group Company Secretary. She spent 15 years in senior executive positions with Colonial Limited and Commonwealth Bank of Australia before becoming CEO of a listed investment company and establishing, listing and running Australia’s first listed vineyard property trust.
Her transaction experience includes mergers, acquisitions, divestments, demutualisation and listing from $10 million to $10 billion.
Today, as Principal of Yorkway, Michelene leverages this experience including her disciplined investment experience, naturally questioning disposition and well-honed problem solving skills to create value for the Yorkway investee businesses and investor base.
Michelene is, or has been, a non-executive director of Yorkway’s investee companies including One Investment Group and BMT Tax Depreciation. She served for 12 years on the board of CBHS Health Funds – during which time she was Chair of Audit and Risk Committee and CHBS Corporate Health Fund as well as a founding member of the Investment Committee.
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