Bill Harriman is a nationally recognised expert in firearms, ballistics and related matters. Before joining BASC in 1991, he worked for 10 years for a firm of auctioneers specialising in arms armour and miliatria.
He is regularly seen on television as part of the team of experts on the BBC's Antiques Roadshow programme.
A former Territorial Army Officer with 18 years service, he is also a forensic scientist dealing with cases involving firearms, ammunition and other weapons. In 1999, he was elected to membership of the prestigious Academy of Experts and has been a member of the forensic Science Society since 2003.