Mr. Paul RowleyExecutive Vice - President
Paul was appointed Executive Vice – President, Diamond Trading, in February 2018.
He joined De Beers in 1983 as a Trainee Diamond Sorter in the Rough Diamond Division. Between 1986 and 1987, he was seconded to Kimberley, before returning to London to take up a role in the Purchasing Department. This role gave him extensive diamond buying experience in Angola, Belgium, Zaire, Congo and Guinea. In 2007, he was appointed Executive Director at the Diamond Trading Company (DTC). In this capacity, he was a member of the DTC Executive Committee team in London and served on the boards of DTC Botswana and Namibia DTC.
In 2012, he became Acting Managing Director of DTC Botswana, before becoming Senior Vice -President, Operations Midstream, where he oversaw the preparations for the migration of the Sales functions from London, United Kingdom- to Gaborone, Botswana.
His most recent role, prior to his current one, was as Executive Vice – President, Global Sightholder Sales.