For-Auction is an online auction business that operates nationally via a national network of experienced and committed affiliates.
The company is managed via a board of directors who are as follows:
Paul Sumner has 40 year’s experience in the art world in Australia and in Europe. Having started his early career in the UK, he was recruited by an Australian auction house in the late 1980’s before joining Christie’s Australia as their Sydney manager. He was then appointed to the board of Sotheby’s in Australia and ultimately became their Managing Director for Australia and New Zealand.
Paul was appointed by the European board of Sotheby’s to the position of Managing Director London ( Olympia) before returning to Australia to establish his own auction houses. He is now the co-founder and a director of Melbourne based gallery and auction house, Artvisory.
Originally beginning his career as an engineer and officer in the Australian Army he went on to hold senior roles in business in the areas of logistics and infrastructure development. He then entered the world of politics, serving as Lord Mayor of Brisbane, followed by a term as Premier of Queensland. Since leaving the arena of political leadership he has re-entered the world of business being the Chairman and co-founder of Arcana Capital Pty Ltd involved in commercial property syndication and funds management. He also interests and guiding roles in a number of technology start-ups and is a regular political commentator at Australian News Channel (Sky News) and in Newscorp publications such as The Australian and The Courier Mail. Campbell has an Honours Degree in Civil Engineering, an MBA in Financial Management, is a graduate of the Royal Military College Duntroon and is a Fellow of the Institution of Engineers Australia.
Bryce Greig is CEO of ACAC Innovation, an Australian angel investment, mentoring and incubator support service for early stage start-ups. He is also a Director and equity shareholder in ACAC. A lawyer by profession, Bryce spent three years with Norton Rose Fulbright, initially as a paralegal and then as a lawyer, prior to joining Bechtel for five years, where he worked in claims and contract management on major projects in Western Australia and the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. Bryce has a Bachelor of Laws and Graduate Diploma of Legal Practice from Bond University and was admitted as a Solicitor to the Supreme Court of Queensland in 2012. Bryce is also Chair of the Greig-Asbury Foundation, a Private Ancillary Fund that supports a number of major and local charities with a particular focus on the pursuit of cures for Parkinson's disease and prostate cancer.
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