Antiques and Collectables Expert
Mark was a specialist in the collectors departments at Bonhams and Sotheby’s in London before joining an internet company where he became a director, forming and running its ground-breaking alliance with eBay Live Auctions. He is now an author, publisher, TV presenter, and dealer in postwar Czech glass and one of the founders of Antiques Young Guns - encouraging other young dealers into the profession. He is also a regular presenter on Antiques Roadshow and Antiques Road Trip.
His publishing company, Mark Hill Publishing Ltd, specialises in producing ground-breaking and innovative books on new areas in 20thC design and decorative arts. He is the co-author of the bi-annual international Miller’s Collectables Price Guides, and also writes regular columns for The Daily Mail and BBC Homes & Antiques magazine.
Mark was the co-presenter of Collectaholics for BBC 2. Mark is an expert on the BBC Antiques Roadshow and Antiques Roadtrip and has appeared on the BBC 20th Century Roadshow and Priceless Antiques Roadshow. He was also co-presenter of BBC Two’s landmark primetime antiques and interior design shows Cracking Antiques and Antiques Uncovered.
Mark has lectured at prestigious locations across the world (including the Victoria & Albert Museum in London and the Royal Ontario Museum in Toronto), and has also contributed to innumerable newspapers, magazines, and radio programmes.
He is a Trustee of the charitable Glass Association, a Patron of the King’s Lynn Arts Centre, a Freeman of the City of London Company of Arts Scholars, Dealers & Collectors, and a Freeman of the City of London.