Liz joins us as Head of Valuations with over ten years experience in the auction world. After a career break to have children Liz chose to follow her passion and enter the world of antiques. She completed an MA in Arts Market Appraisal at Kingston University while working as a general valuer and auctioneer at a busy regional auction house. Having grown both the general and specialist fine art sales, she became head of Antiques with overall responsibility for consignments to sales, catalogue production, probate and insurance valuations. Liz then went on to specialise in silver and jewellery, gaining FGA and DGA diplomas and is now a member of the Gemmological Association for Great Britain. Liz has handled small personal consignments through to large private collections, is a regular on the rostrum and has a passion for research and the social history of items.