Michela Hancock is senior director of development for Greystar in the UK, where she is responsible for driving the company’s fully integrated development process. Michela oversees all project financing, amenity and unit planning, design, entitlements, construction, and lease-up efforts on high-density multifamily developments. She is also targeting a pipeline of Greystar projects for London, and helping educate the market and local government about the benefits of multifamily housing. Prior to joining Greystar in 2015, she served as development director for Grainger PLC in the UK and development manager for Bozzuto Development Company in the US. Michela holds a master’s degree in real estate development from Johns Hopkins University. She is currently vice chairman of the Urban Land Institute’s UK Residential Council, an active member of the British Property Federation Build to Rent Committee, and a board member of the United Kingdom Apartment Association.