Michelle Moore is a former athlete and now a performance consultant. Michelle’s expertise includes sport for development, diversity and inclusion, education and corporate social responsibility. Michelle works with national governing bodies of sport, corporate and equality organisations to bring about social change. Michelle recently won the prestigious 2016 PRECIOUS Award for the Outstanding Woman in Sport in the UK. is featured in 2015 ‘The Independent’ 50 Most Influential Women in Sport and won an esteemed Change Maker award in 2015. Michelle played a key role in the London 2012 Olympic Games, developing strategy and creating engagement opportunities for thousands of young people and staff in London schools.
As an expert in inclusive leadership, athlete development, community engagement and strategic partnerships Michelle has advised and provided consultancy services to numerous sports and equality organisations, merging her passions for sport, equality and education. Her diverse client portfolio includes: The Commonwealth Games Federation, UNICEF UK and premiership football clubs.
Michelle is currently a trustee for the Runnymede Trust (the UK’s leading Race Equality Think-tank). She also holds a number of executive positions and is the Diversity and Inclusion advisor to the Women’s Sport Trust board working on the advancement of women’s sport. Through her thought leadership Michelle has developed an international portfolio working in collaboration with the University of Texas to deliver an annual international conference exploring ways to combat discrimination in sport. Michelle is recognised for her vision, cross-sector knowledge and creation of new and innovative ways of working to support change in corporate, not for profit and public sector organisations and anti-discriminatory initiatives in sport; where she has received awards for her outstanding contribution.
Drawing on her experience of creating pioneering sport for development programmes Michelle has helped to strategically support and enhance sport for social change projects that drive student athlete well being, leadership skills and promote gender equality. She is a sought after speaker and lecturer on sport and equality and is also a passionate advocate for young people. Her consultancy company, Moore Development provides a number of services including coaching and mentoring, event management, inspirational speaking and specialist consultancy. Michelle has held a range of posts with academic, vocational and community development responsibilities, has worked in a premiership football club, in primary and secondary education and has years of experience as a senior education advisor in local government.