Andy has been in the diamond industry since 1973. He has vast experience in rough diamonds with De Beers and as a GDV/IDV with DCi in Namibia, Angola, Sierra Leone, Guinea, Canada and Lesotho, among others.
1992 to present.
Senior Valuator in Angola, Sierra Leone, Guinea, Lesotho and Quebec.
2006 to 2009.
Valuer in Brazil.
1994 to 2004.
Valuer for DCi in Namibia.
1995 to 1998.
Team leader in Guinea and Sierra Leone. Also alternate member of the board of the Government Gold and Diamond Office in Sierra Leone.
1991 to 1995.
Valuer in Guinea and Sierra Leone.
1973 to 1988
With the De Beers CSO in London and overseas – started as a sorter, became a buyer in Burundi and Brazzaville, helped negotiate the purchase of the Zaire production, and then was sales executive for the Indian market.