George Bailey FRICS


George Bailey has 40 years’ experience in the auction world having joined Bonhams in 1978. From 1979-2014 George worked at Sotheby’s where he held a number of senior management roles, namely as Managing Director Sotheby’s Europe from 1993 to 2005 and then as Chairman, European Business Development, Sotheby’s Europe until 2014.

In 2014 George was appointed as Chairman, The Fine Art Auction Group, and in his present role as Chairman, Dreweatts 1759 he works from both Donnington Priory and Dreweatts’ Pall Mall office in London.

George is responsible for developing new business and auctions with the Dreweatts specialist teams and acts as the key contact for Dreweatts’ clients and their advisors advising on all elements of single owner auctions and collections.

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