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Associate Professor Kathy Michell

Kathy Michell is a quantity surveyor and facilities manager and has been on the full time academic staff at the University of Cape Town since 1995. She has a masters degree in cost engineering from the University of Cape Town and a doctorate in urban facilities management from the University of Salford.

In addition, she lectures and co-supervises at the masters level on strategic asset and facilities management at Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University and assists the Centre for Higher Education Research Teaching and Learning (CHERTL) at Rhodes University in facilitating the Strengthening Postgraduate Supervision course at Universities in South Africa. Her research focus is in corporate real estate and urban development and management.

She serves on the editorial board and is the regional editor (Africa) for the Journal of Facilities Management. She is the current President of the South African Council for the Quantity Surveying Profession and serves as a Council Member on the Council for the Built Environment.