Andre undertook a course in leadership and management in London in 1999, and a polished diamond grading course at the GIA in London in 2006. Prior to his career in the diamond business, Andre trained as an accountant.
2006 to present.
Lead Valuator and Managing Director of Diamond Counsellor Angola (DCA), a subsidiary of DCi.
1999 to 2006.
Diamond valuer for DCi.
1997 to 1999.
Senior diamond buyer for Codiam, a joint venture between Endiama, De Beers and Steinmetz, in Angola.
De Beers diamond buyer in Conakry, Guinea (Dicorp).
1992 to 1995.
Representative and sorter for Endiama at CSO valuations in London.
1989 to 1990.
Course of diamond sorting and valuation in Lisbon with SPE.