Ian’s career started with Phillips Auctioneers in Edinburgh in 1979 and he moved with them to Chester before he was then appointed manager of Sotheby’s Valuation Department. Following a boom in the art market Ian founded Roseberys in 1987 and has continue to grow and expand the company which began life having weekly auctions to the present day with its’ series of specialist auctions. Under Ian’s stewardship the company has moved from Islington, to Crystal Palace and finally to West Norwood. Although based in our London office, he also represents Roseberys in the South West of Great Britain. Ian is an Associate and committee member of the Society of Fine Art Auctioneers and Valuers, and a committee member of the Association of Accredited Auctioneers. Ian has more than 30 years’ experience as an auctioneer and general valuer with specialisms in Furniture, Rugs, clocks and militaria.