The Academy of Valuers

Training for Jewellery Valuers. Provided by Experts


The Academy of Valuers is a learned society for the study and advancement of knowledge in gemstones, jewellery, silver and other precious metals, horological items and matters pertinent to the assessment, appraisal and valuation of such items.


The Academy organises talks, lectures and practical workshops by leading experts on relevant topics, to train and improve working knowledge of its members in order that they can approach the subject in their professional capacities with confidence, safe in the familiarity of the latest reseach and technological advancements.


Supporters of the Academy will therefore number among the most educated, informed and highly qualified members of the jewellery industry.



Chairman: S. Mitchell      Secretary: L. Butterworth      Treasurer: J. Cousins

Post: C/O Michael Inkpen FGA Ltd, Sowton Business and Technology Centre, 2 Capital Court, Bittern Road,

Exeter, EX2 7FW, United Kingdom of Great Britain


Meet The Team

Michael Inkpen FGA, FIRV

Julian Cousins FGA, DGA, FIRV 

Tim Bicknell DGA, FIRV

Gareth Brown FGA, DGA, MIRV

Shirley Mitchell FGA, DGA, FIRV, PJ Val Dip, FNAJ

Louise Butterworth FGA, DGA


Karra Ellison FGA, DGA, FIRV

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