London Diamond Bourse invites millennial to the board in restructure


The London Diamond Bourse has actually revealed comprehensive modifications to the structure of its council of management, consisting of the addition of a millennial board member.

By reorganizing its management group, the typical age of the Bourse’s board has actually decreased drastically, and now represents its subscription stats.

The board has actually now invited ethical gems provider, Katherine Chappell; handling director of Silverton Diamonds, Charles Silverton; and Salotro director, David Troostwyk.

Chappell has actually operated in the gems service for over Twenty Years and she is the Bourse’s unique consultant for ethical concern.

Silverton has actually operated in his long-established household wholesale jewellery organisation for practically 10 years and has actually specialised in the sorting and grading of refined diamonds in all sizes and shapes, and Troostwyk developed the very first online electronic diamond exchange in Antwerp. After going back to the UK in 2011 to begin a diamond trading business, he signed up with the London Diamond Bourse and the WFDB’s Young Diamantaires Group.

Chief running officers, Victoria McKay remarks: “These are the most essential modifications to LDB’s governance in my 6 years at LDB,” stated COO, Victoria McKay. “The following modifications are noteworthy; Kathy Chappell, our unique consultant for ethical problems has actually been invited to a complete board position and our youngest board member is a millennial.”

The Bourse likewise revealed Alan Cohen as its brand-new president recently, and can now validate Daniel Seller has actually accepted the position of vice president. Having actually formerly worked as executive officer of the board, the function will now be taken control of by Trevor Sigsworth.