Christopher Lloyd CVO
From 1988 to 2005 Christopher Lloyd was Surveyor of The Queen's Pictures, with responsibility for 7000 paintings and 3000 miniatures distributed throughout all the historical royal palaces and the royal residences.
Prior to that he worked for twenty years within the Department of Western Art at the Ashmolean Museum, Oxford, combining curatorial duties with university teaching. His principal areas of expertise are the Italian Renaissance and French Impressionism.
He has published widely, curated several national and international exhibitions and lectured frequently in Britain and the USA.
He is President of the National Association of Decorative and Fine Arts Societies, a Trustee of the Art Fund, a Governor of Gainsborough's House, and a Trustee of the Living Paintings Trust (aiding the visually impaired).