Program speakers


Michelle Di Fabio

Managing Director – Strategic Global Advisory

Michelle leads the Foundations Group for Impact Investing at Philanthropy Australia. The FGII launched in 2023, is designed to support market-building initiatives for foundations and charitable funders interested in starting or currently undertaking impact investing. 

Michelle is passionate about education, currently lecturing in Impact Investing (Sustainable Investment) at The University of Melbourne. Michelle is experienced in the responsible investing and superannuation sectors, having worked for various Superannuation funds, UN-supported Principles for Responsible Investment (PRI) and is the Founder and Director of Strategic Global Advisory (SGA).

Michelle qualified as a Chartered Accountant at PwC and is an alumnus of The University of Melbourne, University of Manchester and studied the Social Impact Investing Programme at the SAID Business School.

Michelle is a board member of Dodgeball Australia, National student body Financial Management Association of Australia (FMAA) and former Alumni Deputy Chair at The University of Melbourne.