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The London Diamond Bourse 100 Hatton Garden United Kingdom EC1N 8NX
Welcome to Taylor & Co – Valuation & Expert Witness Services in London
Fundamental to our service is the importance of listening and understanding
Understanding the unique aspects of each instruction is essential to ensure the service provided matches with the client's requirements. The service we offer is tailored to the client's requirements we only provide bespoke solutions.
Experience and expertise is the foundation of the services we offer, it enables us to offer relevant advice backed by a deep understanding of the market and the industry. Our track record is second to none in the field.
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Experienced valuer with international practice extensive experience in expert work and consultancy
Experienced director and NED with extensive experience of board membership and chairmanship in both commercial and public service environment.
A successful track record of managing acquisitions and business development in the UK and internationally.
Recognised for innovation and restructuring within academia with numerous successful research tenders and collaborations.
Demonstrated commercial successes within the industry, established leadership and management skills
I am an effective communicator with the ability to lead, inspire, motivate and develop the staff to meet the commercial demands of a project or company.
Senior management positions within several Multiple Jewellery Retailers. Rapid progression to senior management and Director Level Responsibilities included sales, purchasing, marketing policy and overall company performance.
General Manager in Jewellery Manufacturing and Import Company with overall responsibility for sales, stock control, work processing, import, export, and performance. (1984- 1987)
Founder and Chairman of service company Safeguard Quality Assurance Limited, leading it to become the largest specialist company in its field in the UK, with offices in Birmingham, London latterly New York (1987-2005)
MD of jewellery design Company servicing the Signet group PLC was providing the groups 600+ retail stores, with bespoke jewellery design and manufacturing services.(1999 - 2003)
Managing director of repair and manufacturing workshops servicing over 700 retail jewellers (1990-2003)
Founder and chairman of International Consultancy working with numerous blue-chip PLCs. (2005 - present)
Consultant Practice in the UK including expert witness practice providing expert reports on value, authenticity, and compliance under TS legislation for solicitors, police, HM Revenue and Customs, insurance companies and other financial institutions. (1990- present)
Authored and delivered a series of specialist lectures for postgraduates for The China University of Geosciences every year June 2014 -2018. Successfully created and ran a new CPD course for Gemmologists at the University of St Andrews (2014)
I collaborated in the development and launched a new BSc honours degree at Birmingham City University (2014-2017) and Lecturer Birmingham City University.
Jewellery adviser to Royal Family Qatar
Distinguished Visiting Professor at the China University of Geosciences Academy of Gem Sciences 2013-2019
A Fellow of the National Association of Jewellers; A Fellow of the Institute of Registered Valuers; A Fellow of the Gemmological Association of GB; A member of the Academy of Experts: A Fellow of the Geological Society of GB, A member of the Mineralogical Society of GB: A Fellow of the Higher Education Academy; Member of the Scottish gemmological association; Member of The Academy of Experts; Member of the Institute of Expert Witnesses; Member of the Society of Expert Witnesses; Member of the NAJ education steering committee; Member of the EWI membership committee