FinTech4Good Advisor | WEI Forward | Women Empowerment Champion, Implementation Group | UN High Level Panel | Women in Economic Empowerment
Michelle is currently Chair of the International / Foreign Affairs Committee and Senior Region al Advisor (Africa) at the British Blockchain Association (BBA), exploring emerging technologies, such as Blockchain, particularly in the connect of international development, climate change, trade, enterprise and sustainable development. Often referred to as a young thought leader in the Blockchain space, Michelle is a recognised leader with global experience working with many senior stakeholders - mainly reviewing the impact of emerging technology for different segments of society and supporting women / business/ government and others to educate and leverage digital tools that foster social and economic development. Michelle is extremely passionate about the potential of Blockchain/ DLT in the emerging and developing market, and is well recognised for her work in channelling these technologies and exploring their impact.
As BBA Chair, Michelle not only champions the opportunities that Blockchain presents, but is keen to work in partnership to support the education around the technology, and help shape regulatory and political frameworks. Michelle believes that leveraging the technology for sustainability, inclusivity and sustainable development globally, especially in emerging markets. Michelle also took part in the University of Surrey's first UK DLT/ Blockchain project within Surrey Business School's Centre for Digital Economy.