As Head of Franchise Operations for Belle Property International, Kristy Salmon has established herself as a leader in the franchise arena by building some of Australia’s most successful premium brands. Alongside Belle Property CEO, Peter Hanscomb, she manages key strategic plans relating to the development of the company’s franchise network nationally, while managing the transition of all new franchisees who join the Belle Property network. Specialising in strategic brand management and franchise development, Kristy has opened over 300 franchises. Prior to joining Belle Property, Kristy was National Franchise Manager for Ella Bache, where she played an integral role in the development of their franchise model and growth of the salon network. Moving across to real estate, initially within the McGrath Estate Agents franchise team, Kristy was intrinsically involved in the transition of new franchisees whilst driving new growth initiatives. Now with Belle Property Head Office, Kristy’s warm and dynamic approach combined with her innate ability to build and grow successful franchise models, ensures Belle Property remains at the forefront of the industry with their franchise offering.