BIOGRAPHY AND BACKGROUND

Susan Orringe MRICS, ASFVA has over 25 years experience in the Arts and Antiques world and brings a wealth of knowledge and humour to her subjects. Her background in the auction world started in a provincial saleroom rising to become head of the Works of Art, Ceramics, Silver and collectables department

 

A chance encounter led to a move into the world of Fine Art insurance becoming a specialist loss adjuster within a multi national company.

Susan has become known as a broadcaster for the BBC working on such programmes as Flog it, Bargain Hunt and  Boot Fair challenge.

She established a Fine art valuation business in 2003 carrying out valuations for Sale, Insurance and probate as well as advising insurers and their representatives in regard to claims involving damage or lost artworks.

She is a member of the Royal institute of Chartered Surveyors and currently sits on the Global Fine Arts board, additionally she is an associate of the Society of Fine Art Auctioneers and Valuers.

 

Above all Susan believes that collecting and ownership of art and antiques should be a rewarding and pleasurable activity which she displays with her infectious enthusiasm for her subject matter.

Lectures

  • Its so last Century! A lighthearted look at how fashions in collecting antiques have changed over the years

    current collecting trends

    What to collect now

  • An Adjuster calls - Time for your Insurance Renewal?

    Are you underinsured - what to look for and can it be restored?