SONIA SOLTANI is Editor of leading trade title, Rapaport. A graduate of City University, London, with a degree in Magazine Journalism, Sonia began her career as a reporter at UBM’s award-winning weekly trade magazines Property Week and Building. An editor with over 12 years’ experience, she went on to work as a content editor at APL Media – the publisher of National Geographic Traveller and leading travel trade publications for the US and UK markets. Sonia is responsible for the management and development of all content creation and distribution through Rapaport’s print and digital channels. She also plays a key role in managing product development and directing the rollout of the company’s digital media strategy.

SONIA SOLTANI is Editor of leading trade title, Rapaport. A graduate of City University, London, with a degree in Magazine Journalism, Sonia began her career as a reporter at UBM’s award-winning weekly trade magazines Property Week and Building. An editor with over 12 years’ experience, she went on to work as a content editor at APL Media – the publisher of National Geographic Traveller and leading travel trade publications for the US and UK markets. Sonia is responsible for the management and development of all content creation and distribution through Rapaport’s print and digital channels. She also plays a key role in managing product development and directing the rollout of the company’s digital media strategy.

AYALLA JOSEPH is a fourth-generation jeweller, and jewellery is in both her blood and her heart. She grew up surrounded by fine gems and gold in her father’s Hatton Garden workshop, before going on to spend 25 years training and working in the international diamond industry, supplying loose stones to some of the world’s finest jewellers. After taking time out to focus on family and rearrange her priorities, Ayalla moved to Israel and started to create her own designs. Her jewellery is imaginative yet versatile – reflecting the moments, emotions and memories of her life so far. Her vision is to create easy-to-wear, fuss-free designs that transcend age, time and situation.

AYALLA JOSEPH is a fourth-generation jeweller, and jewellery is in both her blood and her heart. She grew up surrounded by fine gems and gold in her father’s Hatton Garden workshop, before going on to spend 25 years training and working in the international diamond industry, supplying loose stones to some of the world’s finest jewellers. After taking time out to focus on family and rearrange her priorities, Ayalla moved to Israel and started to create her own designs. Her jewellery is imaginative yet versatile – reflecting the moments, emotions and memories of her life so far. Her vision is to create easy-to-wear, fuss-free designs that transcend age, time and situation.

MARIE CHABROL originally trained as a polisher for high-end jewelry; she then trained as a gemologist and worked in a variety of different workshops in Paris. From many years, she is also a free-lance jewelry editor, journalist and lecturer focused on worldwide luxury industry (inColor, Rapaport Magazine, Jewelry Connoisseur, Jewels&Watches), running her own media legemmologue.com sharing her passion for jewelry and analyses about industry with her readers through this website and social platforms as Instagram ( @le_gemmologue )

MARIE CHABROL originally trained as a polisher for high-end jewelry; she then trained as a gemologist and worked in a variety of different workshops in Paris. From many years, she is also a free-lance jewelry editor, journalist and lecturer focused on worldwide luxury industry (inColor, Rapaport Magazine, Jewelry Connoisseur, Jewels&Watches), running her own media legemmologue.com sharing her passion for jewelry and analyses about industry with her readers through this website and social platforms as Instagram (@le_gemmologue)

ANNA MOLTKE-HUITFELDT launched her jewellery company in 2004; since 2009 she has worked with gold mined without chemicals and according to fair trade principles. In April 2012 she was the first and only Danish jeweller to become a licensee under the Dual Label. In 2017 Anna decided to concentrate on working with Fairmined precious metals, including Fairmined Ecological gold. Anna works from her workshop in the middle of the Danish countryside, inspired by nature and the thoughts and movements of the spiral.

ANNA MOLTKE-HUITFELDT launched her jewellery company in 2004; since 2009 she has worked with gold mined without chemicals and according to fair trade principles. In April 2012 she was the first and only Danish jeweller to become a licensee under the Dual Label. In 2017 Anna decided to concentrate on working with Fairmined precious metals, including Fairmined Ecological gold. Anna works from her workshop in the middle of the Danish countryside, inspired by nature and the thoughts and movements of the spiral.

AYELET LERNER manages her family business, Lerner Diamonds, out of Antwerp. Specialising in polished diamonds, she has been providing expert service to wholesale and retail customers, responding to all of their diamond needs for more than 15 years. The essence of sparkle, make and value for money have been passed down for over four generations in her family. Working closely with the UK market she delivers a successful, committed and caring service for global customers purchasing diamonds via the Antwerp and Tel-Aviv markets.

AYELET LERNER manages her family business, Lerner Diamonds, out of Antwerp. Specialising in polished diamonds, she has been providing expert service to wholesale and retail customers, responding to all of their diamond needs for more than 15 years. The essence of sparkle, make and value for money have been passed down for over four generations in her family. Working closely with the UK market she delivers a successful, committed and caring service for global customers purchasing diamonds via the Antwerp and Tel-Aviv markets.

EMMA LOUISE GREGORY is UK & Ireland Sales Director for global Jewellery brand UNOde50. She began her Jewellery career at the age of 20, joining the Danish jewellery brand Dyrberg/Kern as UK Visual Merchandiser. After 4 years with Dyrberg/Kern, she joined Dutch jewellery brand Ti Sento as South West and Wales account manager. More than 6 and half years later, Emma sought a new challenge and moved to UNOde50, where she was promoted to the role of UK & Ireland Sales Director after just 19 months, leading a team of four woman.

EMMA LOUISE GREGORY is UK & Ireland Sales Director for global Jewellery brand UNOde50. She began her Jewellery career at the age of 20, joining the Danish jewellery brand Dyrberg/Kern as UK Visual Merchandiser. After 4 years with Dyrberg/Kern, she joined Dutch jewellery brand Ti Sento as South West and Wales account manager. More than 6 and half years later, Emma sought a new challenge and moved to UNOde50, where she was promoted to the role of UK & Ireland Sales Director after just 19 months, leading a team of four woman.

LIVI PIRES trained as a goldsmith whilst also studying Product Design at university. In 2010, she became the first female goldsmith in Sauer's jewelry workshop. She has since created a jewelry blog – Joialerismo – and in 2014, she held her first exclusive event for jewelry designers, EXPO JOALERISMO in Rio de Janeiro; 2019 will be the 7th edition of this event. Livi is also an idealizer of EBJ (Brazilian School of Jewelry), which was inaugurated in 2015. With more than 70 students, the school is a reference in Brazil, with exchanges with both London and Paris. In 2018, Livi also created and launched Metal Coworking, a collective workshop for jewelers

LIVI PIRES trained as a goldsmith whilst also studying Product Design at university. In 2010, she became the first female goldsmith in Sauer's jewelry workshop. She has since created a jewelry blog – Joialerismo – and in 2014, she held her first exclusive event for jewelry designers, EXPO JOALERISMO in Rio de Janeiro; 2019 will be the 7th edition of this event. Livi is also an idealizer of EBJ (Brazilian School of Jewelry), which was inaugurated in 2015. With more than 70 students, the school is a reference in Brazil, with exchanges with both London and Paris. In 2018, Livi also created and launched Metal Coworking, a collective workshop for jewelers