Category: Diversity and Transformation Award
Michelle Joubert joined the Johannesburg Stock Exchange in 2006 as head of investor relations and now heads up a unit selling services to listed companies that assist them to manage their profiles, attract and retain shareholders, improve governance practices and learn the ropes of being listed. She continues to head up the JSE’s investor relations and communications areas.
Until she joined the JSE, Michelle was Investment Editor at the Financial Mail magazine before moving to the Financial Times newspaper in London. This was followed by an MBA degree before the move to the exchange.
Michelle is a classically trained musician who worked as a professional cellist during studies, continuing to play as a hobby. She acts as Board Member and mentor to several arts organisations. Michelle is a member of the Institute of Directors.