Meet the team

Samuel Hill - Managing Director
Sam has had a passion for jewellery since the age of eight, and has been actively involved in the industry for over a decade. Growing up with close ties to gemstone mines in North America, Sam’s love and knowledge of jewellery grew as he did. He gained experience dealing and working at various auction rooms before founding Elmwood’s in 2017 with the long term aim of being the market leader in the jewellery auction industry.

Adam Johnson - Jewellery Specialist & Photographer
After completing his education, Adam began training with an apprenticeship in jewellery making and restoration. After gaining significant experience working with international jewellery dealers, Adam made the move into the auction industry to hone his knowledge and contacts and build on Elmwood’s existing successes.

Benedict Gosling - Client Services
Ben, who holds a history degree from the University of Cambridge, has been with Elmwood’s from day one, and is in charge of managing client accounts. He is the go-to person for client enquiries, invoices, payments & shipping.

Saskia Carnegie-Burbach - Creative Director
After graduating with a degree in Music from Durham University, Saskia pursued her passion for jewellery in the world of auctions. After gaining experience within other auction houses, Saskia joined the Elmwood’s team as creative director to lead the way with our marketing, catalogue design and social media.

Ruble & Millie
Every office needs its resident dogs. Meet Ruble the Shetland Sheepdog and Millie the Miniature Dachshund! They are the real bosses of the company.