Richard Nicholson

Head of Fine Art in UK & Europe
Years of Experience: 49
Years with Willis: 13
Years of Fine Art Insurance Experience: 28

Richard’s insurance career spans some 49 years – the last 28 years of which he has specialised in the insurance of Fine Art & Private Jewellery. He joined the Willis FAJS team as an Executive Director in 2003 and is an accredited Willis Client Advocate with responsibility for Willis’s Global Fine Art Clients. Richard is also Head of Fine Art for the UK & Europe at Willis and a licensed Swiss Broker.

Richard has been and continues to be responsible for the design and placement of the insurance programmes for some major Art Galleries, Auction Houses and Specialist Fine Art Logistics companies in the UK and Europe as well as a number of significant Museums, Exhibitions and Private, Corporate & State Art and Jewellery Collections worldwide.

Richard is recognised in the art and insurance market as a leading Broker in the International Fine Art insurance and risk management arena for providing clients with innovative and cost effective alternative risk transfer solutions for their art activities. Richard is at the forefront in developing solutions for the many issues facing the commercial fine art world in today’s changing and challenging market.