Art World Professional Advisory Group

Philip Hoffman

Advisory Group Member



Philip Hoffman is Founder and CEO of The Fine Art Group. In 2004 he launched The Fine Art Fund, the first investment fund of its type to invest in art. Since then he has developed the business into a market-leading art and finance house offering three main services: art advisory, art finance, and art investment.


Hoffman spent 12 years working for Christie’s auction house before launching the Fine Art Fund. He joined Christie’s from KPMG, where he had become the youngest member of the Management Board at 33, and where he later served as the Deputy CEO of Europe. He is regularly asked to comment on the art market by the international press, and has spoken at global conferences as a guest lecturer.