Claire Grindey About


Claire Grindey MRICS is an art and design consultant, and a creative strategist, working across the complimentary disciplines of fine art, design, property and culture.

Claire founded CG Art & Design in 2009, to offer international private client services managing valuations, sourcing art, antiques and property, and designing spaces. All of her work is grounded in the ethics and high professional standards of RICS (Royal Institute of Chartered Surveyors). With a trained eye from classical to contemporary, Claire creates tailored experiences and projects, building connections and networks to create innovative strategies for brands and business.

A former silver and objects of vertu specialist at Sotheby’s London and Amsterdam, Claire has also independently advised international auction houses, dealers, private individuals and institutions. She worked for Christoph Behling Design for LVMH and lectured for Sotheby’s Institute on the MA Contemporary Design. With experience working in Sweden, France, Italy and The Netherlands, Claire is multilingual in each respective language; leading international projects is something that she finds particularly rewarding.

Claire ensures that each project is chosen for the right fit, regardless of size. A strong client relationship, based on collaboration and an understanding of individual client needs, is tailored to each brief. Initiating and accelerating ideas and projects is at the core of Claire’s work.

In addition, Claire serves on the board for the Royal Institute of Surveyors; Art, Antiques & Personal Property, advising on art market issues, and as trustee for The Commonwealth Conservatory Foundation. In addition, she is an ambassador for Tempus Novo, and founded Culture Through Making, with a passion for transferable making skills that can lead to sustainable enterprise and promote cultural heritage and identity.

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