we love art
International Art Services is more than a company of individuals, we are a team of people who all have a deep passion and love for art and the people who create, collect and exhibit it.
Our people are carefully hand-picked to add value to the IAS experience and measured by their commitment to consistently deliver the highest quality of customer service, unmatched anywhere in the world.
We are here to serve you, so please feel free to contact us at anytime to discuss your specific needs.
Executive MBA, (Sydney & Ottawa)
Kingsley has 40 years international & domestic logistics experience in airfreight, road transport & seafreight.
He acquired IAS in 2003 and is passionate about building and sustaining a business with high ethics, strong credibility, consistent dependable and affordable service, and a passion for what we do. His mantra is “we do what we say we will do, when we say we will do it, for the price we quoted”.
Kingsley has contributed significantly to support the arts sector in the past ten years. IAS is a family business and his eldest son Jeremy is the National Manager Storage & Major Projects.
Jeremy has been involved in the family business for some time and has worked his way up through IAS learning all the different areas of the business. He has worked on major relocation projects including Australian Parliament House and Sydney University Museums and is an integral part of managing Australia’s largest exhibition of art, The Biennale of Sydney.
Jeremy manages the largest network of commercial museum standard storage facilities throughout Australia and is committed to providing the best art storage facilities for our clients.
Sean is highly respected within the arts logistics industry worldwide due to his breadth of knowledge and 23 years of experience.
His international management experience includes:
- Vice President Racine Berkow Associates
- General Manager U.S. Art, New York
- Artex, New York
- Dietl, New York
- Marshall Fine Arts, New York
- Steering Committee ICEFAT
Sean brings outstanding worldwide experience and passion to the IAS team and is focussed on providing a high level of customer service to his work colleagues and our clients.
With over 20 years’ experience in the transport industry, Jason has both hands-on and management experience. He has managed significant packing & relocation projects both in Victoria and nationally. He manages the logistics and operations of our dedicated vehicles, exhibition art trucks and our national shuttle service, whilst ensuring the safety, health and wellbeing of the IAS team.
Jason prides himself on delivering great customer service and his can-do attitude to all requests, no matter how big or small the challenge maybe.
Ingrid has worked exclusively in the field of international logistics since 1984. During her time at IAS, Ingrid has planned, coordinated, and supervised the logistics for numerous international exhibitions.
She has been actively involved in the arts sector since assuming the role of Manager of our Canberra branch in 2015. Ingrid thrives on a challenge and prides herself on her attention to detail and delivering a quality of service to her customers, which exceeds their expectations.
Ross has extensive experience in the art logistics industry in Australia. Ross worked at both Wollahra Art Removals and IAS in Melbourne in a variety of operational roles, before moving to Brisbane.
As Manager of the Queensland branch of IAS for over 5 years, he services not only Brisbane and surrounding cities, but also the far north coastal towns via the Cairns Shuttle services.
Doug has worked within transport operations and logistics management for many years. He has a solid background in sensitive freight and fleet management, and is experienced in the transport of Artworks, high-end furniture, warehouse relocations and efficient delivery of time-sensitive retail goods.
Doug enjoys developing close working relationships with customers, ensuring your valuable goods are transported with the level of care they deserve.
Brian has been working in the Australian art transport industry for 20 years and is one of the most highly respected personalities in the industry.
Brian is the Manager of DAS Art Services, which was formerly the fine art division of the Federal Government Department of Administrative Services. IAS purchased this division and Brian now manages all line-haul services providing dedicated air-ride satellite tracked, climate controlled transport across Australia.
Simon’s art handling career began as a Museum Assistant to the Conservation department at the National Gallery of Australia. He now has nearly 30 years’ experience in Fine Art Logistics and is a past shareholder of TED Fine Art Australia before its acquisition by IAS.
Simon is currently our Technical & Training Manager based in Sydney and has been with IAS since 2006. He enjoys working with the individual members of our team and passing on his industry knowledge.
Ian has been working in logistics for over 20 years having been involved in all aspects of the industry, including general management, domestic and international transport, sales and marketing.
Ian enjoys the challenge of working with new and existing clients, developing ideas, creating concepts and providing efficient solutions. He takes a great deal of pleasure in ultimately delivering the customer what they want and to the agreed service level.
With over 23 years experience, Alison is a trusted face in the industry and possesses excellent knowledge in art logistics and project management.
She has a keen interest in public art and was Project Manager on five of the Kaldor Public Art Projects. She also undertook the first major installation on Cockatoo Island and the building of the Tatzu Nishi rooms for the Art Gallery of NSW.
Ben has had over 20 years’ experience in the arts industry, 15 of which have been spent at IAS.
After finishing his BA in Fine Art at ANU, Ben worked at the National Gallery of Australia, in various positions, culminating as the Acting Handling Coordinator and as the Senior Art Packer. In his capacity Ben offered and implemented solutions for the packing, crating, transporting, displaying and storing all aspects of the NGA collection.
Ben, who is the Victorian Manager of our Crating Division TED, has a wealth of experience in fine art services and preventative conservation with a focus in handling, packing and installation. He poses excellent design, manufacturing and packing skills and techniques.
Ben enjoys the challenge of unearthing packing, crating or installation solutions, to suit the unique characteristics of each individual artwork, that he handles.
Tom ran his own framing business in the ACT before moving to Sydney to work with a premier graphic outputting company. He joined IAS as an art handler in the late 1990’s.
With over 15 years’ experience, Tom thrives on what he does as he finds there is always something new, and challenging, to do in the arts industry.
With extensive experience across all facets of fine art logistics, a great rapport with people and a passion for the industry, Kelly is well suited as our Manager of Operations, Exhibitions. Working closely with our exhibition clients, Kelly utilises his extensive industry experience to deliver cost effective and workable solutions.
After spending time away from our company, Kelly says that returning to IAS…’feels like I’m home with the family’. This attitude is indicative of the culture at IAS – a culture we view as an essential ingredient to our business success and the satisfaction of our customers.