Michelle Shields

Principal Consultant

Fulcrum Associates

Michelle Shields, PhD (Psychology), MSc (Organisational Development and Behaviour), is an independent Organisational Development Practitioner. With over thirty years’ experience in industry and adult education, she brings a unique blend of evidence-based applied group learning to the organisations she works with. Michelle has worked with numerous organisations in both New Zealand and around the world including most recently – the Orion Group, Canterbury Health Laboratories, Canterbury, Manukau and Waikato District Health Boards, Air New Zealand, Emirates Airlines, Airways, the Universities of Canterbury and Waikato, Ballance Agri-Nutrients and AgResearch. Before taking up permanent residency in New Zealand in 2002 and becoming a New Zealand citizen last year, Michelle worked as a internal consultant with several North American companies including American Airlines, IBM, Nortel Networks and Bell Northern Research. She is the founder of Fulcrum Associates, a Chartered Member of the Human Resource Institute of New Zealand and is a collaborator with several New Zealand Organisational Development service providers including Brightstar