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Victoria McKay resigns from chief operating officer role at London Diamond Bourse

Victoria McKay resigns from chief operating officer role at London Diamond Bourse

Victoria McKay has decided to step down from her position as chief operating officer of the London Diamond Bourse. Following six years in the role, McKay has handed in her notice. London Diamond Bourse president, Alan Cohen, shares: “It is with a mix of sadness and gratitude today that we announce Victoria McKay has given

London Diamond Bourse welcomes millennial to its board in restructure

The London Diamond Bourse has unveiled extensive changes to the composition of its council of management, including the addition of a millennial board member. By restructuring its leadership team, the average age of the Bourse’s board has lowered dramatically, and now represents its membership statistics. The board has now welcomed ethical gemstone supplier, Katherine Chappell;

Join the Professional Jeweller ‘Empowering Women’ seminar at IJL

Join Professional Jeweller editor Stacey Hailes today as she discusses the opportunities and challenging facing women in the UK jewellery industry with trade professionals. Taking place in the Inspiration Theatre at 2pm, our editor will be panelling a conversation with Victoria McKay, COO at the London Diamond Bourse, Hayley Quinn, MD of Swarovski UK, Caitlin

Professional Jeweller to host two sparkling seminars at IJL

Professional Jeweller will be hosting two exciting seminars at International Jewellery London this year (Sep 3-5). Our editor, Stacey Hailes, will chair two discussions – one on ‘Empowering Women’ (Monday 14.00) and the other on going the extra mile in the industry (Tuesday 13.45). Both seminars will offer useful information and insightful advice from industry professionals.

London Diamond Bourse appoints ethical issues advisor

The London Diamond Bourse (LDB) has announced the appointment of Katherine Chappell as its special advisor for ethical issues to its council of management. Chappell is a longstanding member of the LDB and a specialist in fairtrade principles. Her appointment has been made to help enhance conversations around responsible sourcing and strengthen the Bourse’s understanding

London Diamond Bourse opens doors to non-members

The London Diamond Bourse has announced its next open day will be held on Monday January 23. The Bourse launched its first open day event in 2015, where non-member visitors benefited from visiting the London Diamond Bourse and discovering what it has to offer the industry. The upcoming open day will feature diamonds from melee to

London Diamond Bourse takes steps to becoming carbon neutral

The London Diamond Bourse has announced plans to measure the impact its business has on the environment and become carbon neutral. The London Diamond Bourse has enlisted the help of international carbon consultancy Carbon-Expert and are working alongside The World Jewellery Confederation (CIBJO) to promote the ‘Jewellery Industry Measurement Initiative’ which was launched by CIBJO

100 Hatton Garden building to be sold by the end of the year

Singaporean investor UOL Group has entered into an agreement to buy 120 Holborn, a 340,000 sq ft site in Hatton Garden. UOL announced this morning that a newly incorporated joint venture, United Venture Investments (HI) Pte. Ltd (UVIHI), has entered into a sales and purchase agreement to acquire for £229.6m the freehold mixed used building

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