Joanne Lewis joined Sotheby’s Watch Department in 2004 having previously worked for another leading London Auctioneers in their Clocks and Watches Department.
After graduating with a BA in Applied Arts in 1997 Joanne went on to complete a post graduate diploma in History of Art.
Joanne travels extensively in Europe where she has been responsible for numerous important consignments. Under her leadership in watches, Sotheby’s held one of its most successful single horological auctions, The George Daniels Horological Collection, with a total of 8,503,625 GBP.
Joanne was made Head of Department in 2011 and in the same year became a Freeman of the Worshipful Company of Clockmakers.
Beside her expertise and deep understanding of the market, Joanne is often researching items with horological museums and is also an active member of the British Horological Institute.