Based in London, Michelle Hutton is the Chief Operating Officer of Edelman Europe, leading the building and integration of the agency’s specialist creative, planning and digital capabilities.
Previously Michelle led the agency’s Global Consumer Marketing team creating Edelman’s Earned Brand Series of Consumer IP and chairing Edelman’s Global Brand Council.
Before relocating across the region to Europe, Michelle ran Edelman’s operations in Australia, as CEO, where she led international award winning consumer campaigns. 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 is regarded as a leading brand communication expert and has experience building and protecting brands across a range of sectors from consumer product goods, food, retail, financial services, technology, telecommunications and health care.
Michelle is a fellow of the Public Relations Institute of Australia; a Governor of the American Chamber of Commerce; A previous national board member of the Communications Council of Australia; Advisory Board member of the Australian Centre for Public Communication; and a member of the International CEO Forum.