Meet the team
Publisher – Michelle Kearney
Michelle Kearney is the Editor-in-Chief of Cosmetic Surgery & Beauty Magazine and is the Managing Director of Bella Media. She is a pharmacist (University of Sydney) with over 15 years of retail and hospital experience. and also an exercise physiologist (University of NSW). Michelle wrote freelance articles for various publications including Australian Fitness Network Journal, Luxury Travel Magazine and M Magazine, before launching Australian Cosmetic Surgery Magazine in 1998. She writes brochures and website copy for many plastic and cosmetic surgeons and is skilled in demystifying scientific jargon for the lay person. She gave evidence at the Australian Government Inquiry into Cosmetic Surgery in 1999 and regularly presents at local and international conferences on public relations and marketing.
Michelle’s expertise in the cosmetic surgery arena is extensive and she has a comprehensive knowledge of the intricacies of the industry. She has developed strong relationships with all the key players in this field and is acknowledged as an expert in medical PR and marketing.
Editor – Lizzy Wood
Lizzy has more than nine years’ experience in the print and digital publishing arena and is the Editorial Director at Bella Media. Having moved from the UK to Australia in 2008, Lizzy has worked for a number of leading publishers in Sydney, including a role as contributing health and wellbeing author for Younger You and, most recently, associate editor online for MiNDFOOD. With particular experience in the health, pharmaceutical and beauty industries, Lizzy brings a wealth of experience to the team.
Journalist – Caitlin Bishop
Journalist – Nicola Donovan