Airservices is Australia's air navigation service provider - we provide air traffic control, aviation rescue and fire fighting and air navigation services.

Michelle Bennetts—Executive General Manager, Aviation Rescue Fire Fighting Service

bennetts_webB.Comm/B.IT (ANU), Grad Dip Mgt (AGSM)

Michelle Bennetts was appointed as Executive General Manager, Aviation Rescue Fire Fighting Services in July 2016 and leads a team of nearly 1200 professional fire fighters, emergency vehicle technicians and support staff.  Prior to this role she lead our previous Projects and Engineering group of over 1000 highly skilled technical and project professionals responsible for the delivery of technology, project delivery and asset management services.

Michelle joined Airservices in 2005 and has been part of the Airservices Executive Leadership Team since 2007.  Her previous roles in Airservices include Executive General Manager, Environment; Acting Executive General Manager, Corporate and Industry Affairs and General Manager, Audit and Assurance.

Prior to working with Airservices, Michelle spent over a decade in the professional services firms, working first with Deloitte and then with KPMG delivering services to many large organisations in a variety of industry sectors.

Michelle has a Bachelor of Commerce/Bachelor of Information Technology from the Australian National University, a Graduate Diploma in Management from the Australian Graduate School of Management, has completed the Advanced Management Program at the INSEAD business school and is a Graduate of the Australian Institute of Company Directors.