James Lewis CEO of Bamfords, is a regular face and voice on television and radio; he is without doubt one of the most recognised faces in the international antiques world.
James has a great knowledge and expertise in fine furniture, sculpture and interiors and leads the Bamfords team with the other specialist on single owner Country Home and Estate Auctions.
He presently is an advisor to the British Government on antiques and advised on the history of objects contained at 10 Downing Street.
He is without doubt one the leading auctioneers in the UK and has been a previous winner of UK Auctioneer of the Year.
James second love is Africa and is a passionate wildlife supporter and he is a patron of the Born Free Foundation along side Joanna Lumley, Martin Clunes and Virginia McKenna and recently been appointed a patron of the International Gorilla Foundation, alongside Stanley Johnson.