Michelle H.

Executive in Asset Management & Development for Residential Real Estate

United Kingdom
English, Afrikaans

Michelle established Black Gate in June 2016, to offer commercially-minded marketing consulting, advice and brokerage services to discerning clients looking to acquire and sell global real estate asse...see more

  • Real Estate
  • Construction & Infrastructure
  • Residential Building
  • Non-Residential Building
  • ...


  • Pre-vetted expert
  • Confirmed hourly rate
  • Available on short notice


Chief Executive Officer

Black Gate
6 years
Current position
Jul 2016 - Present
Investment, Development and Asset Management of residential real estate in core capital markets. Specialists in Build To Rent, Private Rented Sector and Alternative Sectors.

Managing Director, Residential Development & Investment

Sotheby's International Realty
2 years
Nov 2014 - Nov 2016
Skills: Leadership · Sales & Marketing · Market Planning.

UK Sales and Marketing Director

Dalian Wanda Group
8 months
Feb 2014 - Oct 2014
Skills: Leadership · Sales & Marketing · Market Planning.

Global Marketing Director

2 years
Mar 2012 - Feb 2014
Responsible for the marketing direction and strategy for the world's largest residential property brand.

Head of Marketing

Land Securities
1 year
Feb 2011 - Mar 2012
Responsible for delivery of all marketing strategy and implementation across the commercial London portfolio, including office, retail and residential. The portfolio is worth an estimat...see more

Customer Engagement Officer

1 year
Jan 2010 - Jan 2011
Responsible for facilitating C-Level customer engagement with Xchanging's top 100 customers. Program generated an over 70% response rate, led to improved client dialogue and new sales o...see more

Marketing Director

Sellar Property Group and The Shard
2 years
Jan 2008 - Dec 2009
The Shard is the tallest building in Western Europe - a mixed use tower, including commercial office space, luxury residential, a 5 star Shangri-La hotel and a distinctive public realm....see more

Head Of Global Marketing

Woods Bagot
3 years
Mar 2005 - Nov 2007
Woods Bagot grew exponentially within 18 months to become one of the largest architectural practices in the world. During this time, I oversaw the growth of marketing services into new ...see more


Cordless Group
4 years
Mar 2001 - Dec 2004
Responsible for the development of the UNWIRED publishing and events business.

Industries, roles and expertise

Industry experience

  • Residential Building
  • Non-Residential Building
  • Real Estate
  • Construction & Infrastructure

Role experience

  • C-Level & Leadership
  • Consulting
  • Marketing
  • Real Estate
  • Sales
  • Strategy & Business Development


  • Marketing Strategy
  • Marketing Communications
  • Business Development
  • Business Strategy