Michelle Rees


Head of Events EMEA, GLG
Michelle's is an event professional with over 12 years of experience, managing talented teams and producing events worldwide working in-house for legal, FS and IT firms.

Currently Head of Events for GLG, she is responsible for managing a talented team of seven event professionals producing global events that deliver valuable insights from their expert network spanning over 700,000 members to their clients.

Outside of Michelle's active role, she co-directs Eventprofslive, a networking group for corporate event professionals, runs a successful blog and podcast on events and facilitates roundtable discussions between hotels, venues, and corporate event professionals. The events industry is Michelle's whole world.

Michelle's passion for the industry was evident when she was a finalist M&IT's personality of the year in 2020 as nominated by her peers and is relentless in her pursuit of attaining formal qualifications in coaching and mentoring in a bid to give back to the industry she so very much loves.