Sarah Hodkinson - Consultant

Sarah joined Sheila King International in May 2018 following 2 years as a senior executive at Realm Retail and Leisure Asset Management, developers and managers of 1.75 million sq. ft of Designer Outlets.


Prior to joining Realm, Sarah ran her own leasing consultancy, Allen Hodkinson advising landlords including ING, Orbit Developments and Peterborough Garden Park Investments on retail and outlet strategy.


From 1995 to 2003 Sarah was Group Leasing Manager at The McArthur Glen Group.  Sarah was responsible for the leasing and opening of all the UK outlet schemes as well as contributing to the leasing of the French and Italian outlet centres.


Ruby Elmhirst  -  Consultant


Ruby Elmhirst joined Sheila King in May 2019 following her role as Brand Manager at The Maiyet Collective where she sourced, secured and managed partnerships with 80+ brands. The Collective was described as 'fashion's coolest sustainable store' by Refinery 29 and the 'pop-up reinventing eco-fashion' by The Financial Times.

Prior to this, Ruby worked with L'Estrange developing their brand partnerships and concept for their first retail 'Appartment'. She also worked on the press and marketing strategy for the emerging beauty brand EX1 Cosmetics for the launch with ASOS.

Ruby will be responsible for tracking new emerging brands including online

and new concepts with an international focus.

Philippa Watson – Consultant

Philippa joined SKI in February 2016 after 13 years as a senior executive at the McArthurGlen Group, the developer, owner and manager of designer outlets across Europe.

Her work focused on the leasing and asset management of both existing schemes and proposed developments across the portfolio. This enabled her to forge extensive relationships directly with retailers and agents across the premium retail sector.


Suzanne Tobias  -  Consultant

Suzanne has over 20 years’ experience within corporate access, working as a roadshow and conference manager and executive assistant at leading financial companies, including, Credit Suisse, Citigroup and Bank of America Merrill Lynch.


Suzanne is responsible for client liaison and the overall administration of the business.