Bruce is passionate about furniture. He worked for Phillips/Bonhams for over twenty years, eighteen as Head of the Furniture Department and Works of Art Department in Scotland. He also had two spells as Head of Modern Design for Bonhams UK, working in London and Edinburgh and occasionally Milan and Rome. More recently he set up a Scottish office for Chiswick Auctions in London.
He is a member of the Furniture History Society, Regional Furniture Society and the Decorative Arts Society. Bruce is an experienced auctioneer and valuer, selling and conducting valuations regularly in Edinburgh and London, and in 2012 appeared in the Ken Loach film, The Angel's Share selling a cask of whisky for £1.3 million
Bruce joined Ramsay Cornish in 2020 and is enjoying reconnecting with old friends and contacts in the Scottish art world
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