Michelle Patience

Client Manager
+64 4 460 2385

Michelle is a client manager in our Wellington office, providing communications advice and support to a range of clients. Her client portfolio includes Equinor New Zealand B.V., CentrePort and the New Zealand Transport Agency.

With nearly 10 years’ consultancy experience, four as a consultant, Michelle’s passion lies in stakeholder engagement and building effective relationships. She is often sought after for her calm and mature advice and problem solving skills.

Michelle is a valued member of SenateSHJ’s energy and resources team and our public sector practice. She has extensive experience managing major client events, including the opening of CentrePort’s log hub in Waingawa and Contact Energy’s Te Mihi Geothermal Plant in Taupo.

Michelle is a member of the Public Relations Institute of New Zealand and has a diploma in Small Business Management from the Southern Institute of Technology.