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2020 Speakers

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

John Thurman

Chief Operations Officer | Sun Jewels

Joanne Lebert

Executive Director | IMPACT

Pamela Fierst-Walsh

Foreign Affairs, Responsible Sourcing | National Security US State Department

Roy Maconachie

Professor of Natural Resources and Development | University of Bath

Marie d'Huart

Founding Executive Director | My Fair Diamond

Karla Basselier

Chief Officer External and Public Affairs | Antwerp World Diamond Centre

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

Alannah Hurley

United Tribes of Bristol Bay

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

Conny Havel

Communications, Marketing & Business Development | Alliance for Responsible Mining (ARM)

Lucy Derickson

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

Nikki Reed

Founder | Bayou With Love

Bob Donofrio

Founder | Futura Jewelry

Susi Smither FGA, GIA JDT

Founder | The Rock Hound

Patricia Syvrud MBA, GG

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

Susan Jacques

President and CEO | GIA

Doug Hucker

CEO | AGTA (American Gem Trade Association)

Toby Pomeroy

Founder | Mercury Free Mining

Susan Keane

Environmental Advocate NRDC (Natural Resources Defense Council)

Sarah Dupont

Founder and President | Amazon Aid Foundation

Bonnie Abaunza

Social Impact Consultant | Abaunza Group

Claudia Sparrow

Director & Producer | Maxima

Máxima Acuña

Susan Wheeler

Founder | Responsible Jewelry Transformative

Andrea Hill

CEO Hill Management Group | 'Werx Brands

Anni Jaramillo

Chede Mining Operation

Hewan Zewdi

Gem Dealer | Agere Treasures

Juana Méndez

Vinita Fernandes

Sun Jewels

Virtu Gem

Gem Dealer | Virtu Gems