Art Advisory

Art Advisory

The Team

Pooya Ahmadi – Managing Director

Pooya is co-founder of AngelWorld Family Office Advisory and heads the art and real estate advisory arm of the company. Prior to that she was the Founder and CEO of ‘The Business Channel’ in 2006, an entertainment TV channel for entrepreneurs (on Sky platform in UK, channel no. 547). Previous to that, Pooya ran her own production company (ACI), launched in Sept 2001, working with governments around the world to create effective inward investment films for broadcast, as well as advising companies on media strategy and distribution around the world. Pooya was a finalist for the 2007 Lloyd TSB’s ‘Best Woman in Business’ awards (Media Category). She has directed & produced over 100 corporate programs for blue chip companies, as well as 4 biographies for broadcast.

Apart from her active involvement within the AngelWorld group of companies, Pooya is also an executive member of the world Federation of Free Zones (FEMOZA)

Saray García Álvarez – Head of Provenance Research

Graduated with a Grado/BA in Art History Saray commenced her studies in conservation and restoration of artworks in 2014 moving in 2016 to London where she cursed the RICS accredited MA in Art Market Appraisal by Kingston University, specialising in provenance research. Graduated with a thesis about the criminological method applied in the fight against Art Crime, Saray gained a deep understanding of the legal and academic pursuing of looted, stolen and forged works of art, establishing contact with different art and antiques squads within different international law enforcements that granted her access to different art databases like INTERPOL’s.

During the last year Saray has focused in the study of female artists, their lives, challenges, artistic careers and their situation within the art market. She has also continued her formation finalising the Art and Antiquities trafficking curse offered by the Glasgow University.