Michelle Clark, Executive Director of Diversity and Talent at The Children’s Society has always been in the pursuit of a greater understanding about what motivates people to survive, thrive and be happy.
Michelle’s journey started by gaining a degree in Social Psychology, swiftly followed by a Master’s Degree in Personnel and Development. Theory was cemented with real life exploration of the world and different cultures in 2009 getting a real life understanding of people from all different walks of life.
Launching back into her Human Resources career upon her return in 2010 and now after 20 years of gathering knowledge, skills and experience; work life and personal passion for People came together to allow her to cement her dream to lead the people agenda with a diversity and inclusion lens first.
Over the last few years Michelle has radically changed the way employee engagement is lived and breathed in organisations supporting voice and listening to experience, seen by a 31% increase in engagement levels over 3 years through driving a human experience to the HR Practice.
Michelle is committed to creating a change in the beliefs and delivery of Human Resources, bringing the Human back into the practice and creating the right conditions that enable everyone to feel included.