Key personnel

Robert Houston

Robert Houston BSc FRICS


Robert is the Principle of St Bride’s Strategic Advisers and founder of the St Bride’s Alliance.

Previously Robert was the Global Chairman and Chief Executive of ING Real Estate Investment Management, one of the world’s largest property investment managers.

In 2005, Robert founded the Boost Charitable Trust, which supports UK and overseas sports projects for the disadvantaged and disabled. He has written over 250 published research bulletins and articles on the real estate market.

Aston Woodward

Aston Woodward MRICS

Asset Management

Aston is the co-founder of Oxygen. A Chartered Surveyor with over 15 years experience in Fund, Investment and Asset Management, Aston concentrates on Asset Management and heading up the redevelopment of assets within the Oxygen portfolio to maximise returns for the investor client base.

He previously worked at ING Real Estate Investment Management working as a fund manager and prior to that, Donaldsons Chartered Surveyors where he specialised in shopping centre asset management and property development.

Mike Harris

Mike Harris MA


Mike is the co-founder of Oxygen. Focused on sourcing investment opportunities and creating deliverable asset management plans for investors, he is involved in fund and asset management.

Mike leads investment acquisitions, sourcing debt, and structuring transactions for Oxygen.

He has experience across all property sectors throughout the UK, having previously worked at ING Real Estate Investment Management as fund manager on a wide range of in-house portfolios and has also spent time at Capital and Regional as an asset manager on the X-Leisure Fund.

Michelle Anthony

Michelle Anthony BA(hons)

Development Projects

Michelle joined Oxygen in 2014. Her role involves supporting the Directors with the co-ordination and implementation of Development Projects for Oxygen Asset Management.

With a clear understanding of the development process after spending the last 10 years in property and construction, Michelle uses her influencing and people skills to bring the team together to get things done.

Michelle was previously at Cube Management LLP a London based Project Management and Cost Consultancy working with lead clients such as; Blackstone, Catalyst Capital, Hilton Hotel Group. Pinewood Studios, RBS, Tesco, Curzon Cinemas and Sainsbury’s.