The author is the former multi-term chairman of India’s Gem & Jewellery Export Promotion Council (GJEPC). He is a diamantaire and jewellery manufacturer. He has spearheaded many industry initiatives, including a generic diamond promotion initiative in India. He is a strong advocate of building consumer trust and one of the driving forces behind the India International Jewellery Week. He is a partner in Kunal Diamonds and Diatrends Jewellery.