Russell originally joined Gurr Johns in 1990, working with us for a decade before moving back to Bonhams Auctioneers, London, where he first began his career in 1984, first in the Ceramics and Works of Arts Department and then as a General Valuer in the Valuations Department. He returned to Gurr Johns in 2008, having been Director and Head Valuer at Seymours, London and previously Head Valuer at Lark Asset Consultants in Essex. Russell has been a Fellow of the National Association of Valuers and Auctioneers (FNAVA) since 2005, before which he became an Associate (ANAVA) in 1995. He has been a Fellow of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (FRICS) since 1996, and was an Associate (ARIS) from 1986. He has almost 30 years’ experience in the valuations business.