EA / Office Manager, Operations
Michelle Kent is the Office Manager and Executive Assistant at Hawthorn.
She is responsible for the day-to-day running of the Hawthorn office and general Human Resources administration. Michelle also provides support to the Chief Operating Officer and Partners.
Previously, Michelle was PA to the President at the Royal Institute of British Architects and completed a year-long secondment as Events Manager, organising RIBA’s flagship Stirling Prize and Royal Gold Medal Week events. Prior to this, she worked for Buzzacott chartered accountants, Odgers Berndtson executive recruitment and as Studio Manager at the Royal College of Music.
Michelle has a keen interest in travel, the natural world, culture and the arts and studied Surface Design at university. She is also CIPD Level 3 qualified.
In her free time, Michelle practices several creative activities including writing, sewing, design and loves spending time in her wild garden.