Meet the Team

Here are the reporters, editors and senior staff who work on Antiques Trade Gazette.

Noelle McElhatton

Noelle McElhatton is editor-at-large of Antiques Trade Gazette, covering art and antiques around the UK and beyond through regular news stories, features and interviews. Formerly editor of ATG, and a business journalist for more than 20 years, Noelle spent 12 years at Haymarket Media Group editing marketing and digital magazines. Her freelance work has appeared in the Financial Times, the Guardian, the Metro and Campaign magazine, among others.

Laura Chesters

Laura Chesters is deputy editor, news at ATG. She writes articles across the art and antiques market and is developing ATG’s presence on Twitter, Instagram and Facebook. She spent six years working as a business correspondent on national newspapers including the Daily Mail, The Independent and Evening Standard.

Roland Arkell

Roland Arkell is deputy editor, features and supplements. He has been writing about all aspects of the art and antiques market for close to 20 years. 

Alex Capon

Alex Capon is Digital Editor and Art Market Editor for Antiques Trade Gazette, covering all aspects of reporting on auctions for paintings, drawing, prints and sculpture at sales in the UK, US and across the globe.

Frances Allitt

Frances Allitt is reporter for Antiques Trade Gazette. A graduate of the Courtauld Institute with an MA in history of art, her past experience includes three and a half years as a fine art underwriter at Ecclesiastical Insurance. Her journalism experience includes a regular column in Galleries magazine.

Anne Crane

Anne Crane has been writing about all aspects of the UK and International Art and Antiques Market for over 40 years. She is the commissioning editor of Antiques Trade Gazette.

Ian McKay

Ian McKay writes on books, maps and manuscripts for ATG and other British and American journals. He was ATG’s deputy editor from when the publication was launched in 1971 until going freelance in 1994. For 40 years he has also contributed a ‘Letter from London’ on broader aspects of the art market for a leading US monthly.

Tom Derbyshire

Tom Derbyshire has been a journalist for nearly 20 years in a variety of roles including editor. At ATG he is chief production editor. He also has special responsibility for reporting on medals and militaria.

Joan Porter

Joan Porter has been writing the Fairs and Markets column for the Antiques Trade Gazette for over a decade.

Terence Ryle

Terence Ryle is a freelance journalist covering the UK’s provincial auctions. A journalist for the national press for most of his career, he has also been associated with ATG since the paper’s early years.

Jonathan Franks

Freelance reporter Jonathan Franks covers auctions, dealers and fairs in Germany, Austria and Switzerland.

Gabriel Berner

Gabriel Berner is a journalist who writes for Antiques Trade Gazette, reporting on a wide variety of sales, principally in the London salerooms. She also writes the weekly UK previews section, one of the best-read columns in each issue.

Milton Silverman

Milton Silverman is a partner at Streathers Solicitors LLP in London’s West End. He has been advising and assisting galleries, dealers, collectors, auction houses and public institutions on the wide range of legal issues that arise from transacting in art and antiques on a global basis for over 20 years. Milton has been Antiques Trade Gazette’s legal columnist since 2004.

Rachel Fellman

Rachel Fellman came to Antiques Trade Gazette after working as a researcher in the Restitution Department at Christie’s and as community engagement manager for a Heritage Lottery Project. Alongside her role working on ATG’s auctions and fairs calendars, she has been visiting and writing about fairs and other events.

Mark Bridge

Mark Bridge joined Antiques Trade Gazette in 1979. With over 30 years' experience, he has a deep understanding of the art and antiques business worldwide, as well as a wide experience in publishing and management.

Ivan Macquisten

Ivan Macquisten has decades of experience in newspapers and magazines, and spent a considerable part of his career at Antiques Trade Gazette. He now runs his own business and media consultancy but remains a regular contributor to ATG.

Richard Falkiner

Richard Falkiner is a coin expert and numismatic correspondent for The Antiques Trade Gazette

Matt Ball

Matt Ball brings more than 20 years' experience in print and digital media to his role of Publishing Director at Antiques Trade Gazette. His previous roles include Global Publishing Lead and Editor-in-Chief at MSN, Microsoft's consumer portal, and Publisher and Editor at Euromoney Institutional Investor.