Financing the Stone: Capital Markets, Banks or Fintech?

23 November 2017 | London

Agenda

13:30

Coffee and Registration

14:00

Welcome

Thomas Biesheuvel

Reporter, Bloomberg News

14:10

Fintech and Bankability: The Blockchain

Leanne Kemp

CEO, Everledger

14:30

Are We Moving Closer to “Peak Diamonds”?

Des Kilalea

Analyst, Canaccord Genuity

14:50

Who Moved My Banking?

Gert Ovart

Treasurer, Diarough

15:10

Tea Break

15:40

Welcome Back

Thomas Biesheuvel

Reporter, Bloomberg News

15:45

Diamond Industry Finance: Mystique or Mystery?

Erik Jens

CEO, ABN Amro International Diamond & Jewellery Group

16:05

Innovation in Industry Funding: The Capital Markets

Paul de Wachter

Senior Client Relationship Manager, Channel Capital Advisors

16:25

Radical Transparency: A Revolution in the Diamond Midstream

Howard Davies

Head of Commercial Development, De Beers

16:45

Discussion Panel with Thomas Biesheuvel

Panelist(s):

Howard Davies

Head of Commercial Development, De Beers

Paul de Wachter

Senior Client Relationship Manager, Channel Capital Advisors

Erik Jens

CEO, ABN Amro International Diamond & Jewellery Group

Leanne Kemp

CEO, Everledger

Des Kilalea

Analyst, Canaccord Genuity

Gert Ovart

Treasurer, Diarough

17:30

Drinks & Canape Reception