Jan Prasens

Managing Director Europe & Middle East, Sotheby's, London, UK
Four Season AL MarYah
24TH and 25TH JANUARY 2018
"Join me on the 21st of March 2018 at Art Talks II: Evolving Cultures, Developing Collections alongside 1858 Ltd Art Advisory, Citi Private Bank and Alessia Zorloni, Author of Art Wealth Management : Managing Private Art Collections where we will explore areas around art and wealth management. Learn more on the overview page."

Sotheby's is one of the largest global art businesses, the oldest company listed on the New York Stock Exchange and the world's only full-service art financing company.

Jan was appointed Managing Director of Sotheby's Europe & Middle East in June 2017. Based in London, Jan is responsible for business strategy and development for all Sotheby's operations in Europe, the Middle East, Russia, India, and Africa as well as providing the best possible service to the company's many clients across these regions.

Before assuming his current role, Jan was Managing Director of Sotheby's Financial Services, where he spent the past decade building the company's global financing business from a small lender focused on supporting auction transaction to the largest pure asset backed lender in the art market today. During his tenure, he oversaw funding of more than $2 billion in new loans and built relationships with some of Sotheby's most important clients.