some things just have to change
YourDiamonds.comTM is the brainchild of founder Tim Goodman. Tim has diamonds flowing through his veins. His family had been in the diamond business in Sydney, Australia since 1864. Tim established the largest fine art and jewelry auction enterprise in the Southern Hemisphere whilst owning and operating global brands including Bonhams & Goodman and Sotheby’s Australia under license. Since selling his auction houses, Tim has gathered a team of passionate diamond industry veterans, technology innovators, investment bankers, intellectual property lawyers and digital marketing legends to bring his vision to market.
Board of Directors
The Board of yourdiamonds.comTM oversees the highest level of corporate governance and good standing.
” We are creating a carbon neutral democratised and more equitable ecosystem for the diamond industry. We are introducing a new tracking process to identify and exclude conflict diamonds or diamonds sourced under socially unacceptable circumstances.
Our customers are our primary focus. “
Non Executive Director
Her Highness Shaikha Dheya bint Ebrahim Al Khalifa
Her Highness Sheikha Dheya Bint Ebrahim Al Khalifa PhD, International Relations, Geneva, is a member of the Bahraini Royal Family, and a prominent entrepreneur who, over two decades, has built a celebrated conglomerate of over twenty-two companies and joint-ventures in diverse verticals such as, oil & gas, real estate, corporate finance, food & agriculture, new technologies and artificial intelligence.
Her Highness’ efforts were recognized by Forbes magazine, which listed her among the top 100 most influential women in the Middle East.
In addition to her business activities, Her Highness supports a number of charitable foundations and continues to promote cultural dialogue and better understanding among nations.
Executive Director & Chief Executive Officer
Sydney & New York
Tim Goodman was the founding Executive Chairman of Sotheby’s Australia Pty Ltd and founder of Bonhams & Goodman. He is a former Trustee of the Australian Museum Foundation. Tim is the Founder and largest shareholder of YourDiamonds.comTM
Executive director, General Counsel & Company Secretary
Philip Wood B.A. (Syd), Ll.B. (Syd), A.S.I.A., Dip. L.C.F. (Sorbonne) has practiced finance and corporate law in four international jurisdictions. He has also worked as an investment banker in both London and Sydney at Macquarie Bank and more recently has been CEO at two Australian Stock Exchange listed companies.
Chairman Advisory Board
Richard worked as a mining specialist in the City of London engaged in senior executive roles at De Beers, Gem Diamonds and Harry Winston. He is a Non-executive Chairman of Namibian based Trustco Resources which owns the Meya Diamond Mine in Sierra Leone. Richard operates a Corporate Advisory to the diamond sector, including strategy, financing, ESG, sales, marketing and branding.
Chief Information Officer
Jon Inch has managed award winning digital transformation projects at global companies including Christie’s, one of the two largest and oldest fine art & jewelry auction houses in the world. Jon project manages all building of our new technology.
Jonathan is currently Executive Vice President of the World Jewellery Confederation (CIBJO) and a highly respected corporate advisor to the diamond industry.
He was engaged by De Beers as a senior executive, 2000 – 2020 and recently moved into an independent advisory role developing new businesses. Whilst at De Beers Jonathan developed and operated a range of businesses for the group across the diamond pipeline from rough sales to marketing/brands management to industry services and polished grading.
Head of Europe
Chief Data Scientist
Dr Nick Fisher
Brand Director + Head of Design
Financial Technology Consultant
Russell Francis, BSc Computer Science, is Chief Technology Officer at ASX listed, RooLifeGroup Ltd, YourDiamonds’s official technology partner. Most recently Russell was the technical architect for the design and development of a banking portal and e-commerce solutions for Lloyds Bank, WeChat and Alipay.
Global Head of diamond Auction Receivables
Louise was most recently Executive Director of the World Federation of Diamond Bourses (WFDB) and sat on the World Diamond Council’s Kimberley Process Task Force Board Committee, which engages with the working committees of the Kimberley Process, a UN-mandated forum created to eradicate conflict diamonds. Previously Louise was a senior executive at De Beers where she was Head of Communications and Client Services.
Financial Consultant – Derivatives
Head of India
Aqdas Tatli, MA Art Business, Sotheby’s Institute of Art; MA Management Studies, University of Mumbai
Aqdas has enjoyed a successful career in business management and marketing. He will be the team leader in the exciting high growth market of India.
Head of Digital Security