CONSULTANT LECTURER, MA ART BUSINESS
Jeremy Eckstein is a statistician by training. He started his working
life as a fund manager, before joining Sotheby's in 1979 as Head of
Research for the company, with responsibility for monitoring the
performance of the British Railways Pension Fund's fine art investment
portfolio. He left Sotheby's in 1990 to work as an independent
consultant in the art market.
He has undertaken a broad range of commissioned research, carrying out
surveys for the art trade and producing a variety of statistics and
economic analyses. Most recently he undertook a major survey for TEFAF
Maastricht on the economic impact of art fairs. He also has a special
interest in 'securitising' art, structuring fine art investment funds
and specialist financial services designed to meet the particular needs
of art dealers, collectors and banks doing business in the sector.