Professor RICHARD PETER TAYLOR
PhD BSc (Hons) FGA DGA FNAG FIRV MAE FHEA FGS MIEW
Consultant Jeweller: Gemmologist Valuer Diamond Expert
Skills and strengths A track record of high quality innovation is demonstrated through my commercial successes within industry, during which time my leadership and management skills were honed. I developed as an effective communicator with the ability to lead, inspire, motivate and develop the staff to meet the commercial demands of a growing company. My presentation skills, strong interpersonal skills, and my ability to act as an effective facilitator were essential tools. I gained from my time in industry experience of the leadership, innovation and initiatives including staff development and support in managing change and its associated challenges. I have a growing network of contacts with other universities, including researchers and innovation academics within their field. I am a team player at heart believing success is best achieved through collaborative and team work through enthusiasm and commitment to working together with a common goal.
I specialise in :
• Valuations of Jewellery, gems, and diamonds. Gem and diamond testing, for criminal civil including publicly funded cases, Expert in the valuation of Watches, Silver, Antiques and Coins. Insurance, Sale, security, probate, division of assets, divorce.
• Stock valuation, Stock control systems, audit and stock taking services Trading standards.
• Recognised international expert in diamonds and gemmology
Single joint expert, Report writing, Expert meetings
A Fellow of the National Association of Jewellers; A Fellow of the Institute of Registered Valuers; A Fellow of the Gemmological Association of GB; A member of the Academy of Experts: A Fellow of the Geological Society of GB, A member of the Mineralogical Society of GB: A Fellow of the Higher Education Academy; Associate member of RICS; Member of the Scottish gemmological association; Member of The Academy of Experts; Member of the Institute of Expert Witnesses; Member of the Society of Expert Witnesses Lecturer gemmology and valuation science at Birmingham City University;The Federation of Forensic and Expert Witnesses.
Contact address: 10 Shelton Hall,