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The team

James Harvey

Founder and Managing Director of The Auction Hub

With 30 years of art world experience in both auction and retail, James started his career at Phillips Auctioneers, followed by a period working in London and New York for Mallett. More recently James was CEO of The Fine Art Auction Group with auction and retail businesses in Berkshire and London.


John Cahalane

Operations Director

John worked at Sotheby's in London for 27 years in a variety of senior roles, most recently as Director of European Inventory.  Prior to joining The Auction Hub, John worked as a consultant at Dreweatts auction house in Berkshire, where in 2018 as Head of Online Sales, he established the timed online auctions in association with Auctionet.


Matthew Lacey

Consultant Senior Valuer

Almost 40 experience as auctioneer and general valuer for London and provincial auction houses. Matthew has run a busy salesroom and opened valuation offices, and in a senior valuer position is experienced in carrying out cataloguing and valuations, especially for sale and probate purposes.

Malin Sveholm

Malin has recently joined The Auction Hub from Sweden, where she has worked with auctions for over 20 years in a variety of senior roles. Beside being a general valuator she’s a specialist in Vintage Fashion and member of the Swedish Antique Roadshow.

Josh Jukes


Josh has recently joined The Auction Hub taking on the role of cataloguer. Having been saleroom manager of a busy Cotswold auction house for the last five years, he assisted with the cataloguing, photography and stock control of numerous large country house sales. He brings a wide range of experience and a good general knowledge of antiques.