A French and Swiss citizen, Jean-Marc Lieberherr is the CEO of the Diamond Producers Association (DPA). The DPA is an international alliance of the seven leading diamond mining companies whose purpose is to sustain consumer demand for diamonds internationally and to support the continuous improvement and reputation of the diamond sector. Prior to leading the DPA, Jean-Marc worked for Rio Tinto’s diamond division for 10 years, including as its Managing Director. He was a founding member of the DPA back in 2015 and acted as its first chairman before taking up its current position in 2016. Jean-Marc is currently based in Antwerp and frequently travels to the DPA representative offices in New York, Shanghai and Mumbai.