RICHARD C. BUCKLEY has been Deputy Chairman, Asia based in Hong Kong since 2011 and appointed as Chief Operating Officer, Asia in 2016. He began his career at the Chase Manhattan Bank, and joined Sotheby’s Financial Services in 1989. He then was promoted to Senior Business Manager in 1994. He was appointed Managing Director for Sotheby’s North American regional business in 2001 and served as Executive Vice President of Global Business Development since 2007. A graduate of Columbia University, Mr. Buckley has participated in legendary sales such as Fabergé from the Collection of Malcolm Forbes, The Estate of Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis, and the Collection of the Duke and Duchess of Windsor.