CEO Australia & Chief Growth Officer, Asia Pacific
Michelle Hutton is the CEO of Edelman Australia and Chief Growth Officer in Asia Pacific having recently moved there from London where she was Managing Director, Global Clients. Prior to this she was Chief Officer of Edelman Europe and before this, Michelle led Edelman’s Global Consumer Marketing team creating Edelman’s Earned Brand Series of Consumer IP and chairing Edelman’s Global Brand Council. Before relocating to Europe, Michelle ran Edelman’s operations in Australia, as CEO, where she led an international award-winning team. Prior to joining Edelman, Michelle was the chief executive, Australasia of Hill & Knowlton Strategies and ran the firm’s consumer marketing practice across Asia Pacific. Michelle was a PR juror at the 2017 Cannes Lions Festival of Creativity. She has an interest in supporting female leaders. Michelle leads Edelman’s Global Women in Leadership program in Europe and was previously a Board Director of The Communications Council in Australia serving on the diversity and inclusion committee.