Giovanni Sard has been a guest speaker for the MA in Art Logistics and various summer courses at Sotheby’s Institute in London since 2019.
Giovanni is an experienced insurance broker at Lonmart Insurance and is specialised in the negotiation and running of complex fine art insurance programmes for important collections and large multinational galleries, working closely with the underwriters of Lloyd’s of London as well as other multinational insurance companies.
Giovanni has a strong academic background, with a BSc in Finance and a MA in Art Business. He brings an in-depth understanding of fine art risk management policies and practices, and regularly guest lectures at Sotheby's Institute on this subject as well as on fine art insurance and art crime.
Previously, Giovanni worked at Sotheby’s in London where he trained in the Valuations Department, working closely with the Chairman of Valuations for Europe and her experienced team of specialists.