Governing Board Member

Varda Shine

Chief Executive Office, Diamond Trading Company

Varda Shine is a the Chief Executive Officer of Diamond Trading Company (DTC) the world’s largest rough diamond distribution company. As CEO Ms. Shine has overseen the creation of an inter nation network of DTC operations, with joint venture companies being established with the Governments of Botswana and Namibia, and a wholly owned DTC entity founded in South Africa. Ms. Shine is overseeing the move of the DTC’s international sales operations from London to Botswana by the end of 2013.

Ms. Shine was the first woman to be awarded honorary lifetime membership of the Israel Diamond Exchange. Ms. Shine is a Governing Board member of the Diamond Empowerment Fund.