I am a dedicated and dynamic senior art market professional with over 11 years experience in the global auction world and digital space. I have a broad experience in a variety of different domestic and international collecting fields in live and online sales. A strong programme manager, business manager, strategy developer and team leader with incisive commercial and financial acumen, I enjoy fast paced environments in arts and heritage, digital, media and film.
Freelance role managing a busy office for this dynamic Strategy Consultancy. Duties include office management, supporting the Managing Director and co-ordinating the recruitment.
Planned, implemented and delivered the eCommerce strategy for the 20th & 21st Century Art Cluster (Luxury Handbags, Prints, Photographs, Vintage Posters, Pop Culture and 20th Century Decorative Arts) totalling £2m in sales.
Responsible for developing growth strategy for £12m sales cluster and its long term business development to include auction, eCommerce and Private sales. Identified and maintained relationships with collectors, dealers, corporations, institutions to foster potential business and long term and new client business development.
Responsible for managing a broad portfolio of auction departments including: Interiors; Wine; Luxury Handbags; Pop Culture; Vintage Couture; Vintage Posters; Travel, Science & Natural History and Arms & Armour. Created and implemented immediate selling strategies and long term business getting activities for 48 sales annually totalling £45m. Managed department teams ranging from 2 to 26 people, liaising with Senior Mgmt, including conducting all performance reviews and talent development.
History of Art BA (Hons)