Michela Fortini

Graduate Planner

Michela is currently studying a Master of Planning at the University of Tasmania. She has completed a Bachelor of International Relations (Global Sustainable Development) as a Deans Scholar student. During her studies, Michela undertook a student exchange to the Université François-Rabelais in Tours, France. Michela is multilingual and is competent in French and Italian.

Michela previously worked as a project manager for Parley for the Oceans, incorporating sustainability initiatives on remote islands located in far-north Queensland.

Michela has begun her Master of Planning at UTAS where she is refining her planning and design skills. During her time at Ireneinc, Michela has further developed skills in both statutory and strategic fields of planning.

Michela is passionate about the interaction between the natural and built environment and believes that planning is a way of creating positive outcomes for both. Michela is a member of the Planning Institute of Australia and active committee member of the Tasmanian Young Planners.



  • Bachelor of International Relations, University of Wollongong
  • Master of Planning, University of Tasmania 2021
  • Planning for Bushfire Prone Areas Certificate, UTS 2023

Key Projects

  • 5 Arthur Highway – subdivision
  • Meander Valley Vineyard