Michelle joined Hugessen in August 2013. She is an experienced professional covering a broad range of industries, with a focus on the financial, industrial, and technology sectors. She has expertise on a wide range of corporate governance and compensation topics including equity-based incentive plans, shareholder proposals, and best practice standards, as well as a deep understanding of the shareholder perspective on pay and governance issues. Most recently, Michelle spent 15 years at Institutional Shareholder Services (ISS, formerly Fairvest Corporation), where she was a key player in the analysis of large and small public issuers, development of ISS policy guidelines, as well as shareholder and issuer engagement initiatives for the Canadian market. She has an Honours B.A., specializing in Business Administration and Art History from the University of Toronto.