Michelle is a globally recognized Blockchain and Digital transformation professional with career background in banking, government policy and technology spanning over 16 years. Currently in the emerging technology field evaluating the digital economy with a focus on Blockchain, AI, Cybersecurity and other data driven emerging technologies. She is also a senior Government Advisor working on policy programmes, fintech ecosystem development, central bank digital currency and digital asset regulatory structures with several governments and works with international groups including the African Union (represents the 55 African member states), United Nations, Commonwealth, International Chambers of Commerce (ICC), Government of Bermuda (Board -GFAB), World Trade Organization(WTO), World Union of Small, Medium Enterprises(WUSME) and the B20/ G20 group. Michelle is well known for her work in Digital Transformation and Blockchain space having engaged in the space since 2010. She has been recognized as a Top 10 Woman in Blockchain in Africa and one of Top 40 Global Fintech4Good Fellows linked with the UN. Michelle now runs and owns the only impact and research driven black female-led FinTech/Blockchain groups in the UK (Global Policy House- GPH). GPH is the only ESG driven group focused on sustainable outcomes leveraging Blockchain and Data for emerging and commonwealth markets, driving solutions with a particular focus on solutions geared towards under-represented groups including women, youth, black and other ethnic minority groups. Michelle is often referred to as a young thought leader and investor in the Blockchain and Finance space working at the highest level with governments, investors, central banks, SMEs and corporates around the world.