National Convention & Exhibition 2024


20 – 22 AUGUST 2024

Dr Michelle McQuaid

Best-selling author, wellbeing teacher, and change activator


Dr Michelle McQuaid has more than twenty years of senior leadership experience in small and large organisations around the world. She is passionate about translating cutting-edge research from human flourishing, into practical strategies to help leaders minimise psychosocial risks, build psychological safety, and create cultures of safety and care. 
An Honorary Fellow of the Centre for Wellbeing Science, she blogs for Psychology Today and her work has been featured in Forbes, the Harvard Business Review, the Wall Street Journal, Boss Magazine, The Age and more. In 2022, she was recognised as one of LinkedIn’s top 10 mental health experts. She was also the host of the top-rated podcast, Making Positive Psychology Work, which featured leading researchers and practitioners from around the world. She holds a Masters in Applied Positive Psychology and a PhD in Systems Change.