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Ex-Rio Tinto exec Alan Davies gears up for his first diamond auction in Dubai

Alan Davies, ex-head of energy and minerals at Rio Tinto.
Alan Davies, ex-head of energy and minerals at Rio Tinto. © NCY/PhotoPQR/L'Est républicain
The former head of energy and minerals at Rio Tinto, who was ousted in 2016 after the Simandougate affair, is now solidly established on the Dubai diamond scene, where the majority of African diamonds are traded. His company Gem Auctions will be holding its first auction in November. [...] (431 words)
Issue dated 29/10/2021 Reading time 2 minutes
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