Sara Mao

Director | Vice President & Auctioneer

Christie’s Education Asia Pacific | Christie’s Hong Kong · Hong Kong

Sara Mao is the Director for Christie’s Education in Asia Pacific, overseeing the development of programmes and partnerships across Hong Kong, China, and South East Asia. Sara joined Christie’s in 2008 and was appointed Specialist Head of Sale for Chinese Modern Paintings in 2015, and then as Director for Christie’s Education in 2018.


Bringing her specialist experience to education, she currently leads programmes in Asian Art, Art Business and Luxury Connoisseurship, with a focus on Women Artists and Art and Tech. She was the curator for Christie’s Art + Tech Summit ‘Mixed Realities’ in 2019, and co-convenor for Christie’s Education’s first online academic conference ‘The Chinese Art Market’, in 2020.


Sara is also an auctioneer for Christie’s, supporting numerous charity auctions including Save the Children, Ronald McDonald House, Make a Wish Foundation, The National Kidney Foundation (SNG), and others.