Meet The Team

Gibson’s is a boutique auction house offering expertise and auctions specialising in Furniture and Decorative Arts, Fine Australian, Indigenous & International Art, Australian History, Chinese & Asian Art, Jewels & Watches.

Gibson’s hosts curated selection of sales seasonally and throughout the year, in addition to the special sales of single owner private collections.  

Founded in 2018, Jennifer Gibson and her team offer a wealth of industry experience with a focus on strong client relationships. All of Gibson’s senior specialists and consultants have gained experience with leading Australian and international auction houses, ensuring that our clients receive the most up to date market advice.


Jennifer Gibson

Head of Valuations

Jennifer is a well-respected furniture and decorative arts specialist, valuer and auctioneer with a wide-ranging knowledge of her field. Her industry experience includes roles as Head of Decorative Arts and senior auctioneer at Sotheby's and Bonham's. Prior to this she managed the Decorative Arts Department at Leonard Joel's. Jennifer has overseen the sale of a number of historically important pieces and established a record auction price for Australian furniture when the Peter McLean Cedar sideboard sold for AU$600,000.


Deanna Baxter
Business Manager

With over 20 years’ experience in the International and Australian arts and auction industries, Deanna has worked for Sotheby’s London and Sotheby’s Australia and Savill Galleries. In 2007 she joined Mossgreen as Finance Manager and later rose to hold the positions of Business Manager and the Head of the Single-Owner Auctions Department


Samuel Fricker
Operations & Marketing Manager

Sam has long been exposed to the auction industry - introduced at Mossgreen, he later rose to Single-Owner Department Manager, co-ordinating and administering around 25 auctions a year across Australia. Since leaving Mossgreen, Sam was an account manager at an Australian-based advertising agency, leaving only to return to the lure the auction world. 


Simon Gibson
Chief Financial Officer

Simon Gibson is a financial services specialist with over 20 years experience running his own consultancy for the last 11. He specialises in the provision of financial products to sophisticated clients and has previously worked for Goldman Sachs, JBWere, HSBC Australia, IOOF and ANZ McCaughans.


Ann Roberts
Chinese & Asian Art Consultant Specialist

Ann has had a long career in the auction world. She has worked for Sotheby’s in the USA, UK and Australia. After twelve years at Sotheby’s London as a specialist in the Chinese department she moved to Australia as a founding member of Sotheby’s Australia, setting up their first premises in Melbourne. As Director of Sotheby’s Australia and Deputy Director of Sotheby’s Asia she oversaw the growth of Sotheby’s auction business in Australia.

Ann is also an approved valuer for the Australian Government’s Cultural Gifts Programme in the fields of Chinese, Japanese and South East Asian works of art. She has visited China on numerous occasions primarily as a tour leader for Australians Studying Abroad.


Elizabeth Stannard
Jewellery Consultant Specialist

Elizabeth has extensive industry experience in fine jewellery and timepieces.  She is a qualified Gemmologist and Diamond Grader receiving her qualifications at the Gemmological Institute of America in London. Elizabeth has worked with jewellery houses in the United Kingdom and Australia, as well as auction houses in Australia including Sotheby's, Philips, Leonard Joel, Theodore Bruce and Raffan, Kelaher & Thomas