Professor Jos Hackforth-Jones has served as Director of the London Institute since 2008.  Hackforth-Jones is a distinguished academic administrator, noted art historian, author, curator and lecturer. Since joining Sotheby’s Institute she has worked closely with colleagues to refine the academic standing and raise the international profile of the London Institute. Hackforth-Jones has recently edited (with Iain Robertson) Art Business Today: 20 Key Topics (Lund Humphries and Sotheby’s Institute of Art, 2016).  This accompanies the launch of an exciting and innovative new MA curriculum in Art Business, Contemporary Art, Fine and Decorative Art and Design and Modern and Contemporary Asian Art. Prior to her post at the Institute, Hackforth-Jones served as President and Provost at Richmond The American International University in London.