Michelle Lacey

Senior Procurement and Grants Specialist

Michelle Lacey

About Michelle

Michelle recently joined Peak after enjoying a successful career in property, procurement, and contract management for Queensland local and Federal government departments. Bringing with her over 15 years of experience, Michelle has end to end procurement cycle skills, developing and maintaining effective client and supply chain relationships and adopting a continuous improvement mentality to achieve successful procurement outcomes.

Michelle has also had a successful career in real estate, with her own agency - from project manager to property developer, buyer’s agent, and a property manager for a portfolio of investment clients, Michelle’s wealth of knowledge and experience across the private and public sector sets her apart from the pack.

Michelle Lacey

Key Experience

Lacey & Co. Property Group

Michelle established Lacey & Co. Property Group, to formalise the work she had been conducting for a portfolio of investment clients that own properties in South East Queensland. Lacey & Co. is a boutique, Property Management and Buyers Agency offering professional full-service Letting and Property Management, as well as Exclusive Buyers Agency to the residential property investment market.

Procurement Liaison Officer (Infrastructure) – Lockyer Valley Regional Council

Facilitated and supported end-to-end procurement processes and optimisation for specialist infrastructure projects in the Lockyer Valley Region. Working closely with the Council's Infrastructure Group and Procurement Team to monitor and progress procurement functions for the delivery of projects that fell under the Queensland Government Works for Qld and Unite and Recover funding initiatives.

Contract Officer (Procurement Branch) – Ipswich City Council

Managed procurement for Construction and Maintenance contracts, including proposal negotiations and assessment; tender and request for quote preparations, evaluations and award; negotiation of contract terms and conditions, including the drafting of contract documentation; identification of risks and providing advice to management on effective control measures.

Project Manager - Lacey Developments

Incorporated responsibility for all facets of the development process; from inception to realisation, including concept design, detail design, material selections, authority approvals, marketing and sales, product delivery, contract administration, quality assurance, handover and post contract works.

Contract Manager – Department of Education, Employment and Workplace Relations

Successfully managed a varied contract caseload, from large multinational corporations to smaller Indigenous community organisations; both of which required the management of the contract life cycle for projects.

Contract Manager - Department of Education, Science and Training - National Office

Core Capacity

Procurement Advisory

Managed Tenders

Stakeholder Management

Risk Management

Financial Management

Communication Skills

Grant Management


Graduate Certificate Project Management

Certificate IV Property Services (Real Estate)

Bachelor of Business (International Business)

Associate Member: The Chartered Institute of Purchasing and Supply

Practicing Member: Real Estate Institute of Queensland n Licenced Real Estate Agent (QLD)

White Card (General Construction Induction)

Blue Card (Work with Children)