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    Position:Senior Director, Head of Corporate Collections, EMERI

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  • Ruth Cornett

    Director, Heritage & Taxation Advisory Service


    Prior to joining Christie’s, Ruth Cornett worked as a tax advisor in a number of professional firms in the City and the West End of London. After training as an art historian and working as a curator in the V&A, Ruth changed careers in 1992, studying law and qualifying as a Chartered Tax Advisor in 1998. Ruth has advised a broad spectrum of clients on a range of tax matters with a particular emphasis on capital gains tax, inheritance tax and income tax. To consolidate her expertise in these areas, Ruth qualified as a Trust and Estate Practitioner (TEP) in 2008. Ruth also serves as an Observer on the Historic Houses Association (HHA) Tax and Political Committee.


    Name:Ruth Cornett

    Position:Director, Heritage & Taxation Advisory Service