Artlyst Team - UK


Paul Carter Robinson

Paul Carter Robinson

Paul Carter Robinson FRSA, founding partner, Chairman and Editor in Chief. Paul is a senior arts and culture professional, who began collecting and dealing in contemporary art 20 years ago. He is a respected and dynamic figure on the London art scene and the author of the book 20th Century Pewter Art Nouveau To Modernism (ACC, 2012). He has been an active art journalist/reviewer and editor for the last 10 years. Paul is a Fellow of the RSA as well as member of NUJ (National Union of Journalists). See interview Careers talk: The Guardian

Paul Black

Paul Black

Paul Black is Deputy Editor, who previously worked for Flux Magazine, Flash Art, Sculpture Magazine, and NY Arts Magazine - spanning a fifteen year career covering national and international exhibitions – the writer has also published a long series of interviews in Sculpture Magazine with artists including Michael Joo, and Julian Opie, and co-authored Michael Joo's Monograph for 'Other Criteria' with fellow authors Huyunsun Tae, Bruce W. Ferguson, and Hans Ulrich-Obrist; and has recently completed a survey on American artist Richard Prince for his exhibition at Kunsthaus Bregenz, Austria.

Julian Costley

Julian Costley

Julian Costley joined the Artlyst board as a non-executive director in January 2012. He has held senior international positions in the media, telecoms, finance, and internet markets and now invests in early stage, fast growth companies where he joins their boards as chairman or non-executive director. Originally an engineering graduate from the University of Bath, he went on to become a Country Manager at Thompson Reuters, then created his own TV channel on BSB (later BSkyB) before becoming the founding CEO of France Telecom’s Globecast satellite company. In 1998 he met venture capitalist Hermann Hauser and together they created E*TRADE UK, the Internet stockbroking firm, which they subsequently sold in a trade sale at the height of the dotcom boom. Julian then became an angel investor, interim manager and NED/chairman of companies in the UK, Netherlands, Scandinavia, China & Canada. He is an occasional lecturer/MBA course judge at London Business School, Oxford University (Said), Deusto (Spain), EDHEC (France) and Skema Business School (France).

Jan Loeber

Jan Loeber

Jan Loeber joined the Artlyst board as a non-executive director in March 2014. He has a BS in Physics (Michigan Technological University) and a MS in Business Administration (George Washington University). He is a former telecoms exec and currently Founder and Chairman of Surgent Networks in the Boston area as well as IT Moves IT (Lux). He has served on various public company Boards including Telia in Sweden, Interxion in the Netherlands, Option in Belgium, WJ Communications in San Jose. He was founding CEO of GTS Carrier Services (the first and largest pan-European fiber optic network) HQ in Brussels (GTS IPO 1997 - $10B Market Cap); Managing Director (Investment Banking) of Global Telecommunications, Bankers Trust NY Corp in London then NY; worked for US West for six months in Munich in pursuit of a Mobile license. This, after serving as founding CEO, Unitel (later, TMobile UK) in London; President of Nokia, USA; co-CEO, Alcatel Telic in Paris (Alcatel had acquired ITT Telecoms/Europe); VP, ITT and Head of Product and Market Management European Telecoms in Brussels; and Executive Director Digital PABX Development, Bell Labs, AT&T after having served in a variety of senior AT&T Marketing and Strategy positions. His early professional experience began with IBM Corp and Banking IT (VP Security National Bank and VP Chemical Bank of New York).

Jan Loeber

Sara Faith

Sara Faith studied History of Art at the University of Manchester under Sir Nicholas Penny. She had several years experience working in West end contemporary art galleries, before moving into publishing where she worked for Thames & Hudson and was an editor at BCA. For the last 10 years, Sara has been a Director of FCR Gallery in Notting Hill Gate which specialises in 20th century design and Modern British painting. Sara has been a regular exhibitor at international art fairs and has published feature reviews of major museum shows.

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