Board Vice-President and Executive Committee Member
Diamond/Mining Industry Advisor
Over a 30 year career in the diamond industry with De Beers (leading to 8 years as CEO position at De Beers Trading Company), Varda developed a wealth of experience and expertise in fields such as government relationship management, corporate strategy development, the growth of markets in emerging economies, personal development for senior employees and business development.
Widely recognised for commercial intuition, the ability to build lasting relationships in diverse cultures, the successful leadership through complex strategic change and focus on giving back.
Varda is a co-founder of the Diamond Empowerment Fund.