Jessica Wall, the founder and sole Director of Stamford Auction Rooms is also an experienced valuer and skilled on the rostrum, having worked in the industry for over twenty years. Jessica is also a familiar face of daytime television, as seen on the Antiques Road Trip, and hosting on Channel 4’s The Auctioneers.
Following university where Jessica majored in History of Art and Italian Language, she began her career in the art and antique trade as an Apprentice Furniture & Art Restorer, which provided her with a rare insight into period furniture and works of art. Her path in the auctioneering world started at the major auction house Bonham’s in London, followed by the position of Senior Valuer and Manager of Wilkinson’s Auctioneers where she developed a specialist knowledge and passion for early English oak furniture and works of art, following positions in many other UK auction houses, and a brief period working as a solicitor, she relocated to her home county of Lincolnshire.
Jessica undertakes a great deal of charity work, she regularly give talks and lectures to local groups and conducts charity auctions and events. When she is not working at Stamford Auction Rooms Jessica enjoys to paint and walk in the countryside with her two dogs.