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2020 Speakers

Andrea Hill

CEO Hill Management Group | 'Werx Brands

Stuart Pool

Owner | Nineteen48

Brian Cook

Owner | Nature's Geometry

Monica Stephenson

Owner | Anza Gems

Jay Moncada

Owner | Perpetuum Jewels

Ian Bone

Owner | Capricorn Gems

Jorden De Haan

Program Officer, Artisanal Gold | PACT

Joanne Lebert

Executive Director | IMPACT

Pamela Fierst-Walsh

Foreign Affairs, Responsible Sourcing | National Security US State Department

Chiko Manda

Consultant | Perekezi ASM Consultants

Mukasiri Sibanda

Tax and Natural Resource Governance Advisor | Tax Justice Network Africa

Monica Gichuhi

Extractives Industry Consultant VirtuGem | AGEC

Tim McCreight

Co-Director | Toolbox Initiative

Angel Camacho

Analyst | Amazon Aid Foundation

Meshack Mbangula

National Coordinator | Mining Affected Communities United in Action (MACUA)

Jennifer Krill

Executive Director | Earthworks

Irene Owusu-Poku

National Programme Coordinator | The Golden Line (Going for Gold) Ghana

Lucy Derickson

Assistant Professor and Coordinator, Jewelry and Metalsmithing/Crafts Area | Montgomery College

Bob Donofrio

Founder | Futura Jewelry

Susi Smither FGA, GIA JDT

Founder | The Rock Hound

Juana Méndez

Independent Researcher | Fundación ACUA, Colombia

Patricia Syvrud MBA, GG

Minerals, Materials and Society and JDI Program Manager | University of Delaware

Susan Wheeler

Founder | Responsible Jewelry Transformative

Susan Keane

Environmental Advocate NRDC (Natural Resources Defense Council)

Sarah Dupont

Founder and President | Amazon Aid Foundation

Bonnie Abaunza

Social Impact Consultant | Abaunza Group

Anny Jaramillo

Planning Director | Chede Mining Operation

Claudia Sparrow

Director & Producer | Maxima

Máxima Acuña

Nathalia Mendoza

Gender Coordinator | Alliance for Responsible Mining (ARM)

Marcena Hunter

Global Initiative

Ms Gloria Majiga-Kamoto

Programme Manager | Centre for Environmental Policy & Advocacy

Christina Miller

Christina T Miller Consulting

Bossissi Nkuba

Researcher | Catholic University of Bukavu

Benjamin Vauter

International Environmental Protection Specialist | Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)

Shamiso Mtisi

KP CSC Coordinator and ZELA Deputy Director | Kimberley Process Civil Society and Zimbabwe Environmental Law Association (ZELA)

Brad Brooks-Rubin

Managing Director | The Sentry

Juliane Kippenberg

Human Rights Watch

Hemant Shah

Owner | Alcraftist / Hemant Shah Consultancy

Lucie Brigham

The UN SDGs for Partnerships

Kerry Bannigan

Conscious Fashion Campaign

Dr James McQuilken

Program | Officer Pact

Susan Ganch

Associate Professor & Metal Area Head Department of Craft/Material Studies | Virginia Commonwealth University School of the Arts

Dr Elizabeth Shaw

Head of Fine Art Program and Head of Jewellery and Small Objects Department | Queensland College of Art Griffith University

Kathleen Kennedy

Adjunct Professor & Metal Area Coordinator Department of Craft/Material Studies | Virginia Commonwealth University School of the Arts

Prof Nellie Mutemeri

CEO and Mining Practice Lead | MutConsult

Ms. Emily Achor

Geologist and an expert in Artisanal and small scale mining

Mara Bragaglia

Founder, Designer & Goldsmith | Maraismara

Liz Kantner

Melissa Quick

President | Steve Quick Jeweler

Edward Asscher

President | World Diamond Council

Boitshoko Kebakile

Dana Bronfman

Founder/Designer | Dana Bronfman

Pauline Mundia

Virtu Gem

Nuskmata Jacinda Mack

Jennifer Gandia

Co-owner & Creative Director | Greenwich St. Jewelers

Kirsten Dales

Senior international expert, ASGM UNDP

Percy Maleta

MANAGING DIRECTOR | Maleta Gems and Jewels

Mukosha Mulenga

Owner | Eleora Gems

Jill Unwin

Founder | She's Lost Control

Virtu Gem

Gem Dealer | Virtu Gems

Miles Silman

Jessie Nagel

Leo Cerda

Project Coordinator-Founder | The HAKHU Project


Luis Fernandez

Peter Viet

World Resources Institute

Jennifer Dawes

Charlie Espinosa

Eric Braunwart

Founder | Columbia Gem House

Hannah Becker

Now Planning our 2021 Event - Stay Tuned!

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