Teams: Founders

Rob Richmond

CEO (Chief Executive Officer) / Co Founder
Rob Richmond has been working in the construction industry for an impressive 15 years. During this time, he has gained extensive knowledge and experience in both physical work and management within the industry.With his many years of experience, Rob has become an expert in the field, with a keen eye for detail and an understanding of the complexities that come with construction projects. His ability to work well with people, as well as his superior level of professionalism and presentation, have made him a respected figure within this field.

Rob Richmond’s long experience within the United Kingdoms construction industry allowed him to explore other business ventures. He transitioned into running his own telecoms business, where he excelled in his role as Sales Director. He understood the importance of listening to his clients and building long-lasting relationships with them. His ability to connect with people made him a natural at sales

With a wealth of knowledge in both sales & management, Rob felt it was time to take the leap and start Nova Living right in the heart of Dubai, which has already built up a foundation of satisfied clients. He understands the importance of customer satisfaction and goes above and beyond to ensure his clients receive the best service possible. His personable demeanour, professional attitude, and presentable appearance have made him a sought-after professional in Dubai’s construction industry already.

Philippe Heisel

COO (Chief Operations Officer) / Co Founder
Phil Heisel had the opportunity to develop exceptional management skills early on in life as he grew up in his father’s successful car business. He learned firsthand about operational strategies and coached and trained staff to the European standards that he later brought to Dubai. Through this experience, Phil honed his fantastic managerial skills and gained a keen eye for identifying areas of improvement. He learned how to lead a team, streamline processes, and maintain customer satisfaction. All of these skills proved to be invaluable as he went on to pursue a career in building development projects and real estate.

Phil Heisel’s passion for construction took him on an exciting journey across Europe, where he gained valuable experience in planning and developing building projects.

Phil’s investment strategies and attention to detail helped his team create structures that met clients’ specific needs while also adhering to strict regulations and environmental standards. His experience working with different stakeholders, including architects, engineers, contractors, and local authorities, helped him understand the complexities involved in construction projects and how to navigate potential challenges.

After gaining 5 years experience in building projects and networking skills, Phil Heisel decided to take on the challenge of real estate in Dubai. His real estate experience in Dubai was a key decision in his career as it allowed him to learn the ins and outs of the industry in a rapidly growing market.

Gerd Heisel

CBDO (Chief Business Development Officer) / Co Founder
Gerd Heisel is a highly experienced figure within the business world today, with visionary skills that have enabled him to own and run a successful car business in Europe for over 33 years. His leadership and reliable approach to business have earned him the trust of many people across Europe and has landed him numerous awards and recognitions for outstanding entrepreneurship.

He has built and invested in a team of 180 staff, that is well trained in delivering high-quality services to clients across Europe which as made him a role model for young entrepreneurs who aspire to succeed. His ability to coach and motivate his staff has enabled them to maintain the European standards that his business’s are known for.

Gerd Heisel’s true passion lies in bringing out the best in others and always provides valuable advice to those who aspire to succeed in life. His belief in the power of a positive attitude is a testament to his dedication to helping others.