Senior Advisors

Simon Gilbert - Extractive Industries Management Consultant, UK-Past Member, DDI Board

Jon Hobbs - Responsible Trade & Investment Advisor, WWF; Tanzania- Past Member, DDI Board

Ray Simmons - Founding Director and President of the Foundation for Environmental Security and Sustainability; USA- Past Member, DDI Board

Advisory Group

Saleem Ali - Director, Centre for Social Responsibility in Mining, Australia

Ernie Blom - Vice President, World Federation of Diamond Bourses, South Africa

Abu Brima - Network Movement for Justice& Development, Sierra Leone

Abbey Chikane - Past Chair, Kimberley Process, South Africa

Peggy Jo Donahue - Donahue and Associates, USA

Amir Dossal - Executive Director, UN Fund for International Partnerships, USA

Chaim Even-Zohar - Tacy Ltd., Author, Journalist, Consultant, Israel

Jeffrey Fischer - President, Fischer Diamonds Inc., USA

Nigel Fisher - UN Deputy Special Representative for Haiti, Canada

Ronny Friedman - President, Diamond Manufacturers and Importers Association of America

Karen Hayes - PACT, UK

Eli Izhakoff - Chairman and CEO, World Diamond Council, USA

Baudouin Hamuli Kabarhuza - CENADEP, Democratic Republic of Congo

Ben Kinzler - Executive Director, International Diamond Manufacturers and Importers Association of America, USA

Rosemary McCarney - President & CEO Plan, Canada

António Pedro - Regional Director, United Nations Economic Commission for Africa, Rwanda

David Pratt - Vice President, GCI Group, Former Minister of Defense, Canada

Martin Rapaport - Rapaport Group of Companies, Israel

Bernard Taylor - Director Partnership Africa Canada, Ottawa, Canada

Salil Tripathi - Institute for Human Rights and Business, UK

Steven Ursino - Deputy Special Representative of the UN, Former UNDP Liberia Country Director

Greg Valerio - Jeweller and Activist, UK

Ronnie VanderLinden - Secretary General, International Diamond Manufacturers Association and President, Diamex Inc.

Prof. Alyson Warhurst - University of Warwick, Warwick Business School, UK

Dr. John Watson - University of Ottawa, Former Executive Director, Care, Canada

Alex Yearsley - UN Consultant, UK

Edward Zwick - Film Producer and director (Glory, Last Samurai, Blood Diamond), USA