About Us

Fondateur de l’agence Elie Art Events
Mr Mehdi Lemdjadi
Collectionneur et amateur d’art, Mehdi Lemdjadi a consacré sa vie à travailler et à s’occuper d’événements dans le domaine du luxe , pour finalement fonder son agence en 2018 et se tourner définitivement dans la vente d’œuvres  d’exception , en partenariat avec des artistes de très grandes renommé International.
Grand Globetrotters il voyage dans le monde pour trouver des œuvres d’art d’exception pour sa clientèle internationale , et expose en France, à Genève, et Miami en veillant à toujours bien conseillé sa clientèle .
Mehdi est un homme au grand cœur avec un amour de géant, à l’écoute de sa clientèle ,de ses amies mais aussi de ces artistes, il pense tout comme le romancier Japonais Natsume Soseki que :

« Tout artiste est précieux car il apaise le monde humain et enrichit le cœur des hommes. »

Sir Mehdi LEMDJADI 

Founder & CEO

Elie Art Events

The Beginning

1974

He was born in 1882 (probably in the spring) in Salonica, then an Ottoman city, now inGreece. His father Ali Riza, a customs official turned lumber merchant, died when Mustafawas.

1994

He was born in 1994 (probably in the spring) in Salonica, then an Ottoman city, now inGreece. His father Ali Riza, a customs official turned lumber merchant, died when Mustafawas.

2002

He was born in 1999 (probably in the spring) in Salonica, then an Ottoman city, now inGreece. His father Ali Riza, a customs official turned lumber merchant, died when Mustafawas still a boy. His mother Zubeyde, adevout and strong-willed woman.

2017

He was born in 2017 (probably in the spring) in Salonica, then an Ottoman city, now inGreece. His father Ali Riza, a customs official turned lumber merchant, died when Mustafawas.

Staff & Board

Royal Gallery is led by co-CEOs, Artistic Director John Crawford and Executive Producer William Thompson. The Executives are supported by the core artistic team: Samuel Olivier (Resident Dramaturg), Jordan Tyson (Associate Producer), Martin Scott (Director in Residence) and Susan Brown (Resident Artist).

BOARD MEMBERS / Adam Auster (Chair), Ben Miller (Deputy Chair), Heidi Lana AM, Andrew Johnson QC, Ronnie Brown, Michelle May, John Stevenson AM, Angelina Rey, Amy Tyson, Martin Bell, Tasha Rufus, Laura Lanzeti AO & Rodrigo Gomez.

ARTISTIC & PROGRAMMING

ARTISTIC DIRECTOR & CO-CEO / John Crawford
EXECUTIVE PRODUCER & CO-CEO / William Thompson
RESIDENT ARTIST / Samuel Olivier
DIRECTOR IN RESIDENCE / Martin Scott
RESIDENT ARTIST / Susan Brown
RESIDENT DESIGNER / Tony Rufus
PRODUCER / Andrew McNamara
ASSOCIATE PRODUCER / Jordan Tyson
COMPANY MANAGER / Amanda Fields

FINANCE & ADMINISTRATION

FINANCE MANAGER / Adam Scarlett
FINANCE ADMINISTRATOR / Debbie Fox
GENERAL MANAGER / Liz Gaudini

PRODUCTION

PRODUCTION MANAGER / Ernst Pynchon
WORKSHOP MANAGER / Daniel Auster
TECHNICAL MANAGER / William Twain
OPERATIONS MANAGER / Tony Miller
HEAD TECHNICIAN / Jason Lanzeti
HEAD CARPENTER / Michelle Lana

EDUCATION

YOUTH & EDUCATION MANAGER / Tatiana Alexis

VENUE MANAGEMENT

VENUE MANAGER / James Bell
FRONT OF HOUSE MANAGERS / Harry Olivier & Marta Crawford