Kirsty Young Biography – Kirsty Young Wiki
Kirsty Young is a British auctioneer, appraiser and jewellery Valuer. She is the director of Golding Young Limited. Kirsty – daughter of principal auctioneer & valuer Colin Young – is the second generation Young to be involved in the firm and has received a full and varied grounding in auction house protocols over her formative years.
In 2012 she passed the NAVA Technical Award in Chattels Auctioneering and at 17 became the youngest person to be admitted as a full member of the National Association of Valuers & Auctioneers.
Kirsty took to the rostrum for the first time in the summer of 2012, selling over 120 lots. A month later she competed in the NAVA Novice Auctioneer of the Year competition. Since 2013 she has firmly established herself as a Senior Auctioneer becoming highly respected by buyers and peers alike. She sold on each day of the firm’s marathon 150th Anniversary Sale in all 3 salerooms.
In 2014 Kirsty completed the two year JET I & II (Jewellery Education & Training) course with The National Association of Goldsmiths. She passed (with distinction) and now holds the coveted Professional Jewellers Diploma.
In 2014 she was appointed Saleroom Manager at the age of 19, beating her father to the position by 2 years.
January 2015 saw her first appearance as an auctioneer on BBC’s Antiques Road Trip followed by 2016 appearances on BBC Bargain Hunt.
In July 2017 Kirsty became an Associate Director taking on an increasing number of organisational and development roles including Webmaster as well as completing her Business BA (Hons) degree with Arden University.
She graduated on Lincolnshire Day, 1st October 2019 and now focuses her studies in Antiques & Fine Art.
For 2021 Kirsty took on the additional role of Grantham Head of Department & Resident Valuer.
For 2022 Kirsty became the Head of Department & Resident Valuer in Bourne.
In 2023 Kirsty took on her additional role as Director of Golding Young Limited.
Kirsty Young Age
Auctioneer Colin Young’s daughter, Kirsty Young, was born in May 1995.
She is of British nationality.