Gem Auctions is an independent gem auction house with an emphasis on three principles:
Run-of-mine productions directly from leading miners
Thorough and precise preparation, including consistent assortments and Galaxy®️ scanning
Transparent and trustworthy bidding process powered by technology
Gem Auctions was founded by mining
entrepreneur Alan Davies after many years
of leadership in the industry
Alan is Chief Executive of Moxico Resources,
a Zambian copper company.
He has extensive experience in running and leading mining businesses, most notably Rio Tinto as the Chief Executive,
Energy & Minerals and previously held the position of
Chief Executive, Diamonds & Minerals since 2012.
Alan has held management positions in Australia, London and the US for Rio Tinto's Iron Ore and Energy businesses and has run and managed operations in Africa, Asia, Australia, Europe and North and South America. He was also previously Chief Financial Officer of Rio Tinto's Iron Ore business.
Alan was a Non-Executive Director of Rolls Royce Holdings plc, the British aerospace engineering leader and is currently a Non-Executive Director of ioneer Limited. Alan is a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in Australia and has degrees in law and business.