Michelle Rankin

University of Wollongong

Chief Operating Officer, Dementia Training Australia

Michelle Rankin, Dementia Training Australia

Michelle is an experienced operations and transformational change agent with extensive experience in both the public and private sectors.

Michelle is responsible for the general management of DTA’s governance, communications, planning, finances, operations and infrastructure. She brings extensive experience at a senior-level in various roles across Australia, United States, United Kingdom, Asia Pacific and the Philippines.

Michelle holds a Master of Strategic Management with Distinction and a Bachelor of Business. She also has industry qualifications in Agile Project Management, Mentoring, Lean Six Sigma and Integrative Health.


Dr David Sykes, DTA Director, Dementia Australia

Dementia Australia

Director, Dementia Training Australia; Director, Dementia Australia Centre for Dementia Learning

Margaret Winbolt DTA Director, LaTrobe

La Trobe University, Victoria

Director, Dementia Training Australia; Senior Research Fellow, Australian Centre for Evidence Based Aged Care, La Trobe University

Elizabeth Beatty DTA Director QUT

Queensland University of Technology

Director, Dementia Training Australia; Director, Dementia Centre for Research Collaboration

elllie newman dta director uwa

University of Western Australia

Director, Dementia Training Australia

Professor Belinda Goodenough, Executive Director, Dementia Training Australia

University of Wollongong, NSW

Executive Director, Dementia Training Australia; Professor, Faculty of Science, Medicine and Health, University of Wollongong