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Large Scale Diamond Mining: What Still Needs to be Addressed?
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About this Presenter
Brad Brooks-Rubin is the Managing Director at The Sentry and previously served as Policy Director. Brad joined The Sentry from the Gemological Institute of America (GIA), where he served as the first Director, Global Development and Beneficiation. From 2009-2013, Brad served as the Special Adviser for Conflict Diamonds at the United States Department of State. In this capacity, he provided working level representation for the United States in the Kimberley Process (KP). Brad also contributed to U.S. efforts related to conflict minerals in eastern Congo, particularly in the area of corporate due diligence and on a range of issues related to artisanal mining.
Prior to joining the Department of State, Brad served as an Attorney-Adviser in the Treasury Department’s Office of the Chief Counsel (Foreign Assets Control), where he provided advice on a range of economic sanctions issues related to Sudan, the former Liberian regime of Charles Taylor, Democratic Republic of the Congo, and counter-terrorism.
Brad worked as an associate at LeBoeuf, Lamb, Greene & MacRae, L.L.P. before joining Treasury and as Counsel in the Trade Controls practice at Holland & Hart, L.L.P. from mid-2013 to mid-2014. Brad is a graduate of Washington University in St. Louis and Georgetown University Law Center.