Anna Martin

Board President and Executive Committee Member

Senior Vice President, Global Development and Beneficiation – GIA

As the SVP of Global Development and Benefaction at GIA, Anna is responsible for broadening and deepening GIA’s relationships with clients and stakeholders and overseeing the Institute’s global beneficiation efforts.

Formerly the managing director at the Standard Chartered Bank responsible for client coverage and marketing to the global diamonds and jewelry industry, she is one of the most well-known and recognized figures in the gem and jewelry industry. 

Ms. Martin has received many awards throughout her career for her community and industry work including the Award for Excellence in Special Services for WJA, the Premier Patron Award, the Guiding Light Award, and the Doyenne of the Year Award from the Indian Colored Stone Association.

Ms. Martin has been a dedicated member of the jewelry community for many years. She is on the Governing Board of Diamonds Do Good and is an active member of the Women’s Jewelry Association Board, a League of Honor Sovereign of the GIA, and a member of the Board of Directors for the Jewelers Board of Trade, JCK, and Jewelers for Children.


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