Michelle Rush

Michelle Rush is a facilitator, trainer and consultant specialising in public participation and community engagement. She has a background in natural resource management. Michelle has an academic and practical knowledge of change management processes, particularly in rural development.

Michelle has more than 20 years’ experience as a professional facilitator working with the private, public and voluntary sectors. Michelle has delivered training courses on how to work effectively with the community in conservation and environmental education throughout New Zealand. She has been involved in the delivery of facilitation training in both Australia and New Zealand.

​Michelle is an authorised trainer for the Technology of Participation Facilitative Leadership Program through the Institute of Cultural Affairs (Australia).  Michelle is a Certified ToP™ Facilitator.