Team

Annika Erikson

CEO

Annika Erikson studied Paper Conservation at UAL, Renaissance Art History in Tuscany, and the Classics in Greece, before working in conservation and collection care at St Paul’s Cathedral, the Royal Horticultural Society, and Tate, where she got the idea in 2010 to create a mobile digital tool to streamline and create an industry standard in condition reports and conservation documentation. After opening a new conservation studio for John Jones, she became an entrepreneur and founded Articheck in 2013.

Annika is a member of AiA, Art Innovators Alliance, ICOM, the International Council of Museums, and a member of CIDOC, the ICOM committee for documentation, as well at ICON, the Institute of Conservation, and the new initiative AIS, Art Identification Standard, as well as a Fellow of the Linnaean Society.

Annika has lectured at Sotheby’s Institute, NYU, UCL, Christie’s Education, Kingston University, City and Guilds, and Korean Art Management.

Mackenzie Garrity

Chief Commercial Officer

Mackenzie Garrity is a full stack lifecycle strategist who has driven growth in technology startups on 3 continents. Her industry experience ranges from sustainable robotics to digital business education. She has launched brands on the global market in 63 countries. Mackenzie has a bachelor’s degree in Art History and a masters in International Marketing. She is also an adjunct professor of Business and Communications. Mackenzie is responsible for the Sales and Marketing teams at Articheck. 

Dan Rowden

Head of Product

Dan Rowden is a developer and designer with 15 years experience. Dan is responsible for the design and development across our web application, iOS app, intergations and public API.

Maarten Jacobs

Head of DevOps and Senior Developer

Maarten is an experienced software engineer and DevOps practitioner. He is responsible for scaling the Articheck platform, developing features and applying secure best practices.

Lee Cavaliere

Director of Sales and Marketing

Lee Cavaliere is a private art dealer and curator, based in London. Following a number of years working with the Tate’s Collection displays, he moved on to the commercial sector, delivering contemporary exhibitions programmes at Max Wigram Gallery and the Fine Art Society on Bond Street, London. He has presented artists at dozens of art fairs and international exhibitions. He now manages artists and works internationally with galleries and museums, developing exhibitions and facilitating opportunities and connections.

Stacey Ferguson

Business Development Specialist

Stacey Ferguson developed her career in the arts sector in roles with Bonhams and Momart in London, and for six years at Cadogan Tate in New York before joining the Articheck family. 

Chris Primrose

Business Development Specialist

Chris is a senior Manager with over ten years experience in the Fine Art logistics sector. He has a full understanding of International logistics transporting shipments for Museums, Galleries, Auction Houses and Private Collections. Before working in the art logistics field, Chris was a photographic artist and also worked in the Scotch Whisky industry.

Shuk-Mei Pope-Ellis

Operations Manager

Shuk-Mei Pope-Ellis has previous experience working in museums and commercial galleries, including the British Library and K11 Art Foundation. In her previous role as an archive assistant, she made, received and reviewed a lot of collection conditions reports. This made her aware that Articheck is the best tool for all professionals in the art industry.

Roberta Imperiale

Assistant Project Manager

Roberta Imperiale is pursuing a B.A. in Art History and Business Administration at John Cabot University in Rome. She has previous experience as an exhibition assistant for BibArt. In addition to her interest in curatorship, Roberta manages a page on social media where she writes about art. This background allows her to assist the team in developing new projects.