Frederik Degryse has over 11 years of experience in the diamond industry. He currently serves as Chief Executive Officer of iTraceiT, a technology company that specializes in providing traceability solutions for the diamond and jewelry industry.
After completing his Advanced Master Degree in Management at Antwerp Management School, Frederik Degryse started his career as Project Officer at Antwerp World Diamond Centre, where he was responsible for facilitating “Project 2020”, the strategic repositioning of the Antwerp diamond sector.
After completing this project, Frederik became a Director at Dominion Diamond Corporation, the world’s third largest diamond producer. At Dominion, he was responsible for the company’s Canadamark program which focuses on Canadian diamond traceability. He was also responsible for facilitating Dominion’s rough sales.
Before joining iTraceiT, Frederik worked at UNI as the company’s President of European Operations. During this time, he was responsible for all European sales and diamond procurement on the trading platform.
Pierre De Bosscher has over 40 years of experience in the diamond industry. He joined Antwerp Diamond Bank (ADB) nv in 1976. In 1996 he joined the Executive Committee and in 2009 he became chairman of the ADB, a position held until March 2014.
He established his consultancy company ‘De Bosscher Consulting’ in April 2015 rendering strategic and financial services to diamond companies worldwide.
In June 2017 he incorporated ID-Diamonds bv, creating a ‘diamond bar’ for investors, as well individuals as institutional investors.
He joined the Delgatto Diamond Finance Fund (DDFF), shortly after its establishment, in January 2019, where he currently holds the position of European Director. DDFF became in the meantime the largest non-bank lender to the industry.
In July 2021, he became co-founder and managing shareholder of iTraceiT.
Guy De Smet has over 20 years of IT experience, acting as CEO and CTO for multiple IT companies. He currently serves as Chief technology officer (CTO) and co-founder of iTraceiT
Having been a Data Analyst, Project and Program Manager for major institutions and companies like European Commission (DG Trade), Guy has extensive experience in infrastructure management with public-oriented telemetry & tele control projects, embedded systems, real-time visualization, multi-dimensional databases and data warehousing, rapid & extreme application development methodologies, service-oriented architectures, SaaS, custom ERP and high-end billing systems (XPertBilling), and ticketing systems.
Guy holds a Master Degree in Computer Science and is also Managing Director at IT Place.com.
Shavit has over 16 years of experience in the sales and marketing of new products in the diamond and jewelry industry. She began her journey in the diamonds industry, in 2003, at Rapaport Belgium and helped to spread Rapnet software in Europe. Shavit worked as the Business Development Manager of Gemlab and Malca Amit Express Europe. Her international network and excellent customer care awareness will be used to build trust and transparency in iTraceiT.
Prior to that Shavit was a security manager in ELAL and served as an officer in the Israeli Air Force.
She holds BA in Criminology and MA in Medical Sociology both from Bar Ilan University.