Michelle joins Walpole from the entrepreneurial and highly successful ASOS.com, where she was Group Services and People Director. ASOS.com is a multi-channel, fashion destination, selling a selection of own label, and over 850 global and local brands, to customers in 237 countries. Michelle was responsible for business units including Customer Service, Studios, Production, People and Corporate Responsibility.

Prior to ASOS.com, Michelle held various Board level and senior roles at two other great British brands: BBC Worldwide and EMI Music. She has also worked with the British Phonographic Industry (BPI), the trade association for the UK Music Industry and The Official Charts Company. Michelle will be responsible for strategy and taking Walpole to the next stage in its evolution.

Walpole is a not-for-profit organisation that furthers the interests of the British luxury industry by harnessing and sharing the collective knowledge, experience and resources of the membership. Confirming its position as the voice of British luxury, Walpole leads an active programme of thought leadership, research, political engagement, initiatives and events to promote and inspire British luxury worldwide.