Mike Sewell is a highly skilled and results-driven professional with a wealth of experience in the property and financial services sectors. Currently serving as an Investment Principal, Mike excels in providing strategic solutions to Grit Real Estate. He has held positions at AXA Investment Managers and Morgan Stanley Real Estate Funds.

During his previous role as the Head of Acquisitions at Grit, Mike played a key role in growing the fund from its early stages to approximately USD 600 million within 3 years. He was responsible for developing the team and internal investment processes, executing transactions from start to finish, conducting deal analysis and modeling, managing due diligence, negotiating deals, and raising finance for new deals. Mike holds a Chartered Management Accountant (CIMA) qualification and a Bachelor’s degree in Commerce with Honors in Management Accounting from the University of Stellenbosch.