Tom Woolston

Tom Woolston, Global Head of Operations, Christie’s

As Global Head of Operations, Tom Woolston is responsible for Christie’s’ operations activities including Service Operations, Logistics, Transportation, Warehousing and Art Handling , Gallery Operations, Security and Estate Management. Tom also leads Christie’s sustainability program.

Tom first joined the firm in 1997 and has held a wide variety of positions. In 2006, he was appointed General Manager of Christie’s South Kensington, at the time the busiest auction house in Europe, before becoming UK Operations Director in 2010. In 2012 he transferred to New York as Director of Operations for Christie’s in the Americas and in 2016 was appointed to his current role, based in London. He is an International Director and a member of Christie’s global leadership team.

A highly experienced Operations professional, Tom read Politics at the University of Bristol and gained his MBA at Henley Business School.

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