Michelle Beilken

Senior Consultant

Michelle Beilken is a senior consultant, specialising in developing economic, community engagement and communication strategies that aim to improve the wellbeing of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples and communities.

She has developed considerable experience in delivering community programs at both State and Federal government levels, and worked closely with corporates and Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities.

–  Bachelor of Journalism and Bachelor of Arts (History and International Relations), University of Queensland
–  Bachelor Arts (Hons I) in International Relations, University of Queensland

SKILLS & PREVIOUS WORK EXPERIENCE :  Michelle has recently conducted a significant body of research for a major Local Government Authority that will inform the development of their Aboriginal Economic Development Plan.  She has worked with major government authorities and Departments to facilitate high level community engagement consultation efforts, including the development and implementation of Indigenous Action Plans and long term, sustainable community partnership programs.

Michelle has a passion for strategy development, excellent client relations skills, and a proven ability to deliver large, high profile projects. She also has a keen interest in community development at both a national and international level.

Michelle has extensive writing experience across a number of formats, including writing for web, magazines and TV, as well as in more formal settings through undertaking significant research projects, including her Honours Thesis.

AREAS OF EXPERTISE :  Economic and community development strategy and research.


Level 2, 44 Mountain St, Ultimo NSW 2007
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