Our Staff

Brian Coyle
Chairman

Brian Coyle

FSCSI FRICS

A fellow of the Society Of Chartered Surveyors Ireland and the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors. Former President of the Board of Visitors of the National Museum.

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James O'Halloran
Managing Director

James O'Halloran

BA FSCSI FRICS

A Fellow of the Society Of Chartered Surveyors Ireland and the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors. Former President of the IAVI. James joined the firm in 1981. He has also lectured in UCD & UL.

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 Stuart Cole
Director

Stuart Cole

MSCSI MRICS

A member of the Society Of Chartered Surveyors Ireland and the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors. Stuart joined the firm in 1987 and also lectured in UCD & UL.

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 Eamon O'Connor
Director

Eamon O'Connor

BA

Eamon joined the firm in 1994, was made Associate Director in 2000 and was recently appointed Director in 2011. Eamon has a BA Hons degree in Business & Finance.

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Nicholas Gore-Grimes
Director

Nicholas Gore-Grimes

Nicholas returned to Adam's in 2018 as Associate Director, having first started his career here back in 1995. In the interim, he worked in New York with Treillage Antiques, before returning to Dublin to found the highly respected Cross Gallery on Dublin's Francis Street for 19 years. Nicholas was appointed Director in 2022.

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Claire-Laurence Mestrallet
Director

Claire-Laurence Mestrallet

BA G.G

Claire began her career working for Christies, in New York and later in Geneva, before working for Golay Fils & Stahl in Geneva. She returned to the auction world with Bonhams in London and Geneva where she joined their team to develop their jewellery presence in Switzerland. Claire joined the team at Adam's in 2016 as Senior Jewellery Specialist and was made Associate Director in 2018. Claire was appointed Director in 2022.

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Nick Nicholson
Consultant

Nick Nicholson

A former HOK Senior Valuer & Consultant. Nick is now in an exclusive consultancy role at Adam's. He is responsible for conducting nationwide valuations and appraisals for both former HOK clients and Adam's existing and new clients.

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Amy McNamara
Associate Director

Amy McNamara

BA MA

Amy joined the firm in 2014, shortly after graduating from Trinity College, Dublin with a BA in Art History. Her passion for the industry lead to a Masters in Antiques which she completed in 2019. She was appointed Manager of the Fine Art Department in 2019 and Associate Director in 2022.

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Thibault A. Duval
Head of Asian Art

Thibault A. Duval

BA MA

Thibault studied at Ecole du Louvre (BA in Art History, MA in Museology, MA in Art Market) and Sorbonne Universities in Paris (BA in Law) and Trinity College Dublin (Common Law). He has over a decade of experience having organised specialty auctions including some at Hôtel Drouot as part of 'Asia Week Paris'. Thibault joined Adam's this year.

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Niamh Corcoran
Fine Art Department

Niamh Corcoran

BA

Niamh joined the firm in 2016 following the completion of a BA in History of Art and English Literature from Trinity College Dublin.

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Ronan Flanagan
Fine Art Department

Ronan Flanagan

Ronan has a Post Grad Certificate in Antiques. Ronan started with the firm in 1996.

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Giorgia Chiesa
Fine Art Department

Giorgia Chiesa

BA MA

Giorgia has a BA in Art and Culture Studies from Erasmus University Rotterdam (NL) and an MA in Arts Management and Cultural Policy from UCD. Giorgia joined the firm in 2020.

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Helena Carlyle
Fine Art Administrator

Helena Carlyle

Helena has a BA in Art History & Archeology from UCD. Helena joined the firm in 2015.

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Adam Pearson
Fine Art Department

Adam Pearson

Adam joined the firm in 2010 after studying Art History in UCD.

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Patrick O'Halloran
Fine Art Department

Patrick O'Halloran

Patrick began working at Adam’s on a part time basis in 2010 and joined in a full time capacity in 2019. He has international auction house experience having worked at Leonard Joel's in Melbourne, Australia. He has a B.Sc from Carlow Institute of Technology.

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Emma Heskin
Reception

Emma Heskin

Emma has a BSc, MSc, PG Dip and previously worked as an environmental consultant. She is a GIA Diamonds Graduate and holds pearl and coloured stones certificates with the GIA. She joined the firm in 2019.

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