Meet the Team

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

Noelle McElhatton

Noelle McElhatton is editor of Antiques Trade Gazette, managing a team of 10 expert writers, digital and art editors to produce the UK's leading antiques and art daily and weekly trade magazine.  

Noelle leads the team in transforming the 47-year old 'bible of the antiques industry' in print, online and through live events.

A business journalist and editor for more than 20 years, Noelle spent 12 years at Haymarket Media Group editing marketing and digital magazines. She has also been head of content at a communications agency.

Laura Chesters

Laura Chesters is news and social media editor 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.

Tom Derbyshire

Tom Derbyshire has been a journalist for nearly 20 years in a variety of roles including editor. At ATG he is news editor, overseeing news gathering and reporting on auction house activities. He also has special responsibility for reporting on medals and militaria.

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.

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.

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.

Roland Arkell

Roland Arkell has been writing about all aspects of the art and antiques market for close to 20 years. He is contributing editor at Antiques Trade Gazette.

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.

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.

Joan Porter

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

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.

Jonathan Franks

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

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.

Denise Burrows

Denise Burrows has worked on specialist collecting titles for over a decade, producing associated supplements and online editorial updates.

Anna Brady

Anna Brady is an experienced reporter on all aspects of trade activity.

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.