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Professor Taylor is the principal consultant at Taylor & Co valuations Ltd he is a recognised international expert in diamonds gemstones and jewellery, his extensive commercial experience includes retail, repairs, manufacturing, testing, certification, and valuation.

He is a fellow of the Gemmological Association of GB, a fellow of the National Association of Goldsmiths, a fellow member of the Institute of Registered Valuers, a fellow of the Geological Society of GB, Professor Taylor has numerous international publications, and is Honorary Research Fellow at The University of St Andrews.

He lectures on advanced gemmology and valuation science to BSc honours degree level at Birmingham City University. He is an established consultant to the gemstone and jewellery industry both in the UK and internationally and has extensive experience as a jewellery and gemstone valuer.

Professor Taylor has extensive experience as an expert witness and expert adviser to the police, Insurance industry, Tax, Revenue and Customs, Trading standards, and private clients. Professor Taylor also undertakes publicly funded cases.

Taylor & Co Valuations offers professional expert valuation services on gemstones, diamonds and jewellery stocks including audit services to insurers, accountants, liquidators and creditors.