Meet The Team

Our people are our strength. Business at Prestige Valuations is guided by our time-tested core values: integrity, respect, experience and creativity. These values define our culture, inspire our people and enable us to thrive in a highly competitive industry.

Tim Belson

Tim Belson

Director

Tim has been in the Jewellery and Insurance industry now for over 25 years. In 1982 Tim started a career in the Diamond Industry selling diamonds to manufacturers and jewellers whilst working closely with the Insurance Industry. Tim has huge experience and understanding of the jewellery claims process and his experience in replicating bespoke items has been widely acclaimed within the industry.

Nigel Sykes

Nigel Sykes

Director

Nigel is without doubt one of the most outstanding figures to have emerged from the industry in the last decade. Nigel brings huge experience to Prestige Valuations having been cofounder and joint MD of Jewellery Appraisal services from 1987 to it’s sale to LMG in 2004. Nigel specializes in dealing and designing operational solutions and managing all the Jewellery Field staff operations.

Susan Orringe

Susan Orringe

Senior Valuer

Susan is a highly experienced valuer of Antiques, fine art, and contemporary furnishings, with over 25 years experience at leading auction houses and international loss adjusters. She has wide understanding of the claims process and restoration and acquisition of Artworks. Susan also known for her appearances on television programmes such as Bargain Hunt, and Boot Fair Challenge.

 
Mark Bartle

Mark Bartle

Senior Valuer

Mark has provided our expert home visiting valuation service for the last 15 years. He has immense knowleadge of modern jewellery and watches. He also oversees the design and manufacture of very complex items of jewellery ranging from Diamond tiaras to sophisticated 3 colour stone set necklets, employing the skills of casters, setters, model makers, mounters and polishers to stunning effect. Mark recently scored 3rd highest ever on the GIA Diamond Grading Course.

Sue Nathan

Sue Nathan

Senior Valuer

Sue has always had a passion for jewellery. Her first appointment was with Cunningham and Lindsey Loss Adjusters where she was responsible for Jewellery Claims Management. In 1999 she joined Jewellery Appraisal Services to as Field Jeweller, providing UHNW Jewellery replacement. As well as managing manufacturing in the ubiquitous Hatton Garden, London and a GIA Diamond Grading course score of 91%, Sue is also an accomplished photographer.

Ash Dunga

Ash Dunga

Senior Valuer

Ash comes from a third generation of Asian jewellers who has a wealth of experience in manufacturing and selling gold. After 15 years with Prestige Valuations, providing jewellery valuations and replacement services, Ash has always been at the forefront of manufacturing diamond and coloured stone rings for the Asian community. Having a deep and thorough understanding of all the manufacturing techniques used to make Asian jewellery combined with his knowledge of gems makes Ash a unique asset to Prestige Valuations.

Jewellery Validation Service Ltd trading as Prestige Valuations
7th Floor
63-66 Hatton Garden
London
EC1N 8LE
 
Email: info@prestigevaluations.com
Tel: 0207 242 9933 
 


 

 

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