Michelle trained as a midwife in Liverpool, England and moved to Canada with her husband Peter and her sons James and Tom in 2007. She has worked as a midwife for 19 years with experience and interests in research, teaching and mentoring students and developing healthcare services. Michelle completed the Bridging Program for International Midwives at UBC in 2011 and has most recently been working for a collaborative practice in Abbotsford. She joined the South Community Birth Program in December. When she is not working, Michelle enjoys walking her chocolate Labrador Monty, camping, travel and enjoying all the great outdoors that beautiful BC has to offer.