Management team replaces Pratt at Bellmans

West Sussex auction house Bellmans has reshuffled its top team following the departure of managing director Jonathan Pratt, who left to join Dreweatts last month.

Philip Belcher, who joined Bellmans in May 2016, has been promoted to senior executive director. He will lead the firm alongside Will Pasfield as director of operations and Anne Penfold as director of administration, who have also both been promoted. Belcher, formerly deputy chairman at Christie’s South Kensington and a senior director of Christie’s UK, will be charged with winning new business for the firm. Pasfield will take control of sales and operational functions while Penfold manages pre-and pos t- sale cl i ...