We have a great team, all experts in their field who are committed to supporting a trusted art world.
Commercial leader with a background in growing tech and product startups and scaleups.
Chief Innovation Officer & Co-Founder
Steve brings 30 years of tech and product innovation to Tagsmart. Previous projects include launching the first ‘app store’ and products for Mattel, Yahoo! and BBC.
Head of Business Development
Nat looks after all our partners and has spent several years working with leading auction houses, online galleries and some of the world's best emerging and established artists.
Ian has a strong background in media and digital businesses as well as eight years experience as Executive Chairman of eviivo.
James is a software developer with 30 years' experience in websites, multimedia, games and systems programming.
Charlotte works with our developers and oversees UX and platform development. Her background is in Art History and she's carried out research on Art Crime and provenance cataloguing.
Senior Business Development Executive
Sophie supports Tagsmart’s artists, galleries and collectors and has a background in communications and media for the art world. She has previously worked for Magnum Photo and Noire Gallery.
Daniel is in charge of the production and fulfilment of all our tag and certificate orders, ensuring they get from A to B - and fast. Daniel joined Tagsmart from the operations team at fast-growth logistics startup Weengs.
Board and Advisers
Highly experienced media executive and avid art collector, ex-Endemol, Disney, and Yahoo. Served 2 years as Tagsmart's Executive Chairman.
NY-based art collector and active angel investor with a portfolio of over 90 companies including several art-related businesses.
Led the MBO of Camden Motors Limited from Barclays Bank in 1996 and as CEO built the business into one of the largest independently owned Automotive groups in the UK.
An experienced angel investor, business leader and non-executive director, Michael Murphy has over 20 years’ board experience and has achieved successful exits in five founder-run businesses.
With over 12 years in the art world and the expertise in the area of both online and physical art market, Aino has held senior roles in Christie's and Paddle8.
Tagsmart Co-Founder and globally renowned frame-maker, with over 20 years’ experience working with artists, galleries and collectors.
His practice areas cover Commercial Law, Employment Law and Business Immigration Law. He is also part of the cross-disciplinary practice providing advice to FinTech companies on regulatory matters.
Leading conservator and art printer. He is responsible for conservation of works by leading contemporary and classical artists from Picasso to Hirst and Hockney.