Melanie Gerlis

Melanie Gerlis became the weekly art market columnist for the Financial Times in 2016. She was previously Art Market Editor for The Art Newspaper (2007-2016), before which she was a financial communications adviser at Finsbury in the City of London (1996-2005)

She has a BA in English Literature from Cambridge University and an MA in Art Business from Sotheby’s Institute of Art.  Her books, Art as an Investment? (2014) and The Art Fair Story: A Rollercoaster Ride (2021) were published by Lund Humphries. You can order Melanie’s latest book here.

Melanie is on the governing body of Sotheby’s Institute of Art, London and is a trustee at Art360 and The Art Academy, London.

We are delighted to announce that Melanie will be our conference chair for the London 2022 conference – welcome Melanie!