Key Management

Adrian Banks
Managing Director of Product & Sales

Adrian is responsible for managing Gemfields’ entire rough materials supply-chain, which includes grading, quality assurance and the rough auction sales platform.

He is a veteran of the coloured gemstone industry having spent a decade with Tanzanite One prior to joining Gemfields in May 2009…

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Jack Cunningham
Group Sustainability, Policy & Risk Director

Jack has an 18+ year career specialising in corporate responsibility & sustainability across diverse industry sectors including for PwC South East Asia, Sainsbury’s and ITV plc.

Since joining Gemfields in 2014, Jack has been responsible for starting and leading the significant and continuous improvements in Gemfields’ corporate responsibility & sustainability, transparency, risk and policy programme…

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Emily Dungey
Group Marketing and Communications Director

Emily leads marketing and communications across the Gemfields Group, building consumer demand for responsibly sourced African coloured gemstones.

Strategically building a global presence for the Gemfields brand, Emily’s team initiates activations to educate consumers, raise awareness of Zambian emeralds and Mozambican rubies, and highlight Gemfields’ core values of transparency, legitimacy and integrity to revolutionise the coloured gemstone sector…

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Toby Hewitt
Group General Counsel and Company Secretary

Toby is a corporate lawyer of more than 23 years’ standing. He has a background of working in international private practice (Herbert Smith Freehills and Hogan Lovells) and has occupied senior in-house legal roles in the resources and energy sectors. A geologist by first degree, his expertise includes listed corporate administration and governance, cross-border M&A, commercial contracts, joint ventures, project development, equity capital markets and debt financing, compliance, intellectual property and high-profile disputes…

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Antony Lindsay
Managing Director - Fabergé (UK) Ltd

With 22 years of industry experience, Antony is a certified gemmologist, and a Freeman of the Worshipful company of Goldsmiths.

Prior to joining Fabergé in London in July 2010, Antony worked with David Morris International and Graff Diamonds. He is a Graduate Gemmologist (GG) with the Gemological Institute of America (GIA), a Gemmologist (DGA) with the Gemological Association & Gem Testing Laboratory of Great Britain (GAGTL), and served as Vice President and President of the GIA Alumni (London Chapter) from 2002 to 2005.

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Kartikeya Parikshya
Managing Director – Mozambique & Ethiopia

KP, an economic geologist with a career spanning more than 30 years in the mining & exploration sector is highly skilled in mineral exploration, project Acquisition and project development. He holds a Master’s degree in Applied Geology from IIT Mumbai obtained in 1987…

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Prahalad Kumar Singh
General Manager – MRM

Prahalad is a mining engineer from Visvesvaraya National Institute of Technology, Nagpur, India. He also holds unrestricted First Class Mine Manager’s Certificate of Competency awarded by the Directorate General of Mines Safety, India. He has rich work experience spanning more than 22 years in the management and operation of large-scale underground and open pit mines…

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CV Suresh
Managing Director - Zambia

C.V. Suresh is a Bachelor of Technology in mining engineering from the Indian Institute of Technology, Varanasi, a premier engineering institute in India. In a career spanning 37 years, he has developed expertise in all areas of mining operations. He has had the unique experience of working in the largest underground copper mine and the largest open pit iron ore mine in India, organising, executing and monitoring all project activities…

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