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Business Networking Lunch with Guest Speaker Noora Jamsheer CEO of DANAT

May 21 @ 12:00 pm - 2:30 pm

Join the British Chamber for a networking luncheon with Keynote Speaker Noora Jamsheer CEO, DANAT The Bahrain Institue for Pearls and Gemstones. At the InterContinental Hotel Rifaa ballroom.  Registration and networking welcome reception from 12noon with complementary beverages. Speaker presentation and lunch from 12:45pm.  Costs BD17 members and BD20 for Guests – payment by BenefitPay.  –   includes a 3-course meal with selected beverages sponsored by Gulf Brands International. – Confirmed paid booking only event. Details to book your place will be sent out via our digital Newsletters.    If you would like more information, please email British Chamber of Commerce Bahrain  Events Desk 


Topic: DANAT & The National Plan to Revive the Pearl Sector
Natural pearls were once the most popular gem used by societies throughout history as a symbol of eternal love and uniqueness; Bahrain was the capital of the pearl trade.  The presentation is a walk through the history of the natural pearl trade, with a focus on Bahrain’s in the development of the industry. 

BIO: Noora Jamsheer CEO The Bahrain Institute for Pearls and Gemstones (DANAT)
Noora Jamsheer graduated with honors from Babson College in the United States of
American in 1997 with a Bachelor’s of Science in Finance, Investments, and
Economics. She began her professional journey as a financial analyst at TAIB Bank
and HSBC Financial Services. In 2002, Noora joined the recently formed Dubai Metals
and Commodities Centre and was responsible for executing the Kimberley Process
Certification Scheme in the UAE. In 2004, Noora was designated as the first CEO of
the Dubai Diamond Exchange. During that period, Noora actively contributed to the
KPCS Secretariat and participated in review missions to other KP
participant countries.
In 2009, Noora joined the United Nations Security Council Group of Experts as an
expert on diamonds to monitor the effectiveness of sanctions related to finance and
natural resources.
After returning to Bahrain, Noora assumed the position of CEO of DANAT in 2019.
Noora holds a Bachelor’s degree as well as a Master’s of Science in Criminal Justice
from Boston University. Furthermore, she obtained a Post Graduate Diploma in
Digital Transformation from both MIT and Columbia University. Mrs. Jamsheer is a
qualified specialist in rough diamonds and a trained professional in diamond
grading , having received training from GIA and HRD.


May 21
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
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British Chamber of Commerce Bahrain Executive Office


InterContinental Bahrain
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