Managing Partner, CEO
Oded Mansori, co-founder of HB Antwerp, is an entrepreneurial diamond trader with nearly 30 years of experience in manufacturing and polished diamond trading. In 2009, he founded R.D.H. Diamonds (Rare Diamond House), a manufacturing and trading company specialized in large (10ct plus), exceptional, D Flawless, perfectly polished diamonds. Mansori built the impeccable reputation of R.D.H. among the world’s most discerning clients – investors, auction houses and high-end jewelry houses.
Shai de Toledo
Managing Partner, Supply Chain Director
Shai de Toledo, co-founder of HB Antwerp, is an expert in end-to-end diamond supply chain management. Working across all the various segments of the diamond supply chain, he has developed an unparalleled expertise, from the rough trade to the polished market. Having worked in Europe and Asia, de Toledo has built an international network of diamond specialists, including miners, manufacturers, jewelry brands and retailers. As a tech-savvy supply chain expert, Shai de Toledo is now using his knowledge to increase trust and transparency in the diamond supply chain.
Managing Partner, Strategy Director
Rafael Papismedov, co-founder of HB Antwerp, has more than 20 years’ experience in the field of business development and international strategies. He worked with international organisations and participated in several national priority projects in developing countries (financing, developing and operating), including refineries, mining and infrastructure. In the last several years, Rafael engaged in strategic consulting for different heads of states and local human rights NGO’s. With a clear spirit for entrepreneurship, Rafael will bring out of the box insight to the industry.
Managing Partner, Director of Operations
Boaz brings to HB Antwerp over twenty years of executive management experience, with emphasis on new business creation and development. He started his journey in the diamond industry in 2008 with the global leader in secure logistical solutions for valuables, Malca-Amit. Before becoming the Managing Director of Malca-Amit Antwerp, he founded on its behalf Gem Lab Services and Gem Trade Services, which specialize in innovative advanced service solutions. Boaz has a vast experience in managing complex operations at the highest standards of compliance. Since 2014 Boaz serves on the Board of Directors of the Responsible Jewellery Council. Boaz holds a degree in Law and Accounting from the Tel Aviv University.
Communications and External Affairs Director
Margaux Donckier is a communications and public affairs specialist, experienced in the Antwerp diamond trade and Belgian politics. Having worked as spokesperson for the Belgian Government (2008-2014) and as Head of Communications for the Antwerp World Diamond Centre (2014-2020), the umbrella organization for the Antwerp diamond industry, Margaux is an experienced PR & Communications team leader with a demonstrated history of working with legislators, press and public stakeholders.
Wouter Pollers is an accountant, financial consultant and advisor with significant managerial experience at several major companies, including the steel and mining giant ArcelorMittel, energy supplier Eneco and the Brussels Airport Company. He has spent more than a decade developing an expertise in restructuring finance and business operations. Wouter’s hands-on approach to compliance accounting has led to successful assignments as chief controlling and reporting, guiding the financial decision making processes and strategy execution in all its facets.