Delegate Profile

David Brough

Job TitleEditor and Co-Founder

Company NameJewellery Outlook


David Brough, Editor and Co-Founder of Jewellery Outlook, first started writing about jewellery when his news editor at Reuters sent him to cover the Vicenza gold jewellery fair more than a decade ago. David was a Reuters correspondent and editor for more than 30 years. He was a foreign correspondent based in the United States, Ecuador, Venezuela, Cyprus (Middle East and Africa Desk), Portugal and Italy. While based in Rome, he won the 2002/03 A. H. Boerma award of the U.N. Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) for his reporting on global hunger issues. Now based in London and Hampshire, he is dedicated full-time to a global coverage of the diamonds and fine jewellery world. He attends the world’s leading trade fairs and gem and jewellery auctions, and closely tracks precious metals and gemstone markets

Conference Sessions

  • Key Drivers of the Pre-Owned Watch Market: A Conversation with Daniel Somlo, Somlo London

    Sunday10:30 - 11:3001 Sep 2019
    Inspiration Theatre

    High quality pre-owned watches are strong performers for many independent UK retailers, with top brands such as Rolex retaining high values. This panel discussi...

    • Language: English
  • British Asian Consumers and their Insatiable Love of Jewellery

    Sunday13:30 - 14:1501 Sep 2019
    Catwalk theatre

    British Asian weddings are big business and the average spend in Asian weddings is many times the national average. Jewellery is an important part of the propos...

    • Language: English
  • Jonathan Kendall, De Beers In Conversation with David Brough

    Monday11:30 - 12:1502 Sep 2019
    The Knowledge Hub

    Jonathan Kendall, President De Beers, De Beers Group Insitute of Diamonds will be In conversation with David Brough, Jewellery Outlook, talking about the Diamon...

    • Language: English (United Kingdom)
  • Kristian Spofforth, Sotheby's In Conversation with David Brough

    Monday12:30 - 13:1502 Sep 2019
    Catwalk theatre

    This conversation will cover topics including auction sales highlights this year, the outlook, and the general health of the global auctions market.

    • Language: English
  • Helping Young Designers to Become More Commercially Aware

    Tuesday12:30 - 13:3003 Sep 2019
    The Knowledge Hub

    Jewellers have expressed concerns that many design graduates leave college without being sufficiently commercially aware. This panel discussion will look at wha...

    • Language: English

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