Sir Michael Heller MA FCA
Former Chairman

Sir Michael Heller joined the Board of London & Associated Properties in 1971.  He first qualified as a chartered accountant and then worked with his Father, post-qualifying, until 1970.  In 1971, he invested in London & Associated Properties which is listed on the London Stock Exchange and became executive-Chairman in 1977.  Prior to Sir Michael’s involvement, London & Associated invested in listed shares with a heavy weighting in mining companies.  After he became executive-Chairman he changed the emphasis to real estate specialising in shopping centres.  In addition, London & Associated owns 42% of Bisichi Mining, which mines coal in South Africa.  Bisichi is also listed on the London Stock Exchange.  Sir Michael was knighted in the 2013 New Year Honours List for Philanthropy.