Secretary, USA

Bruce Bridges is the son of Campbell Bridges,the discoverer of tsavorite and man to bring the first tanzanite for identification to the United States. Campbell Bridges was also Tiffany & Co.'s official consultant geologist on tanzanite. Bruce has been intimately involved in the gem industry since childhood, working side-by-side with his father. He has completed extensive fieldwork in the Taita/Taveta region of Southern Kenya.

As the President of Bridges Tsavorite, Bruce carries on the family tradition of three generations as gemstone miners and dealers in Africa. The family business is headquartered in Nairobi, Kenya with two wholesale distribution offices in the United States. The company is proud to maintain its fully integrated operation, which includes every aspect from; mining, sorting, grading and cutting, to marketing and sales.

Board of Directors

Clement Sabbagh

President, Brazil

Damien Cody

Vice President, Australia

Nirmal Kumar Bardiya

Vice President, India

Marcelo Ribeiro

Treasurer, Brazil

Bruce Bridges

Secretary, USA

Santpal Sinchawla

Secretary, Thailand

E. Gamini Zoysa

Director, Sri Lanka

Alice Muthama

Director, Kenya

Captain Ramji Sharma

Director, Japan

Gabriel Angarita

Director, Colombia

Saurabh Bansal

Director, Germany

Henry Ho

Director, Thailand

Masaru Mizumura

Director, Japan

Pavel Sokolov

Director, Russia

Philippe Scordia

Director, France

Rakesh Jain

Director, Hong Kong

Kobi Sevdermish

Director, Israel

Shirley Xue Li Zhang

Director, Hong Kong

Stephan Reif

Director, Austria

Vijay Kedia

Director, India

Warren F. Boyd

Director, Canada

Chen Shen

Director, China

Jean Claude Michelou

Advisor, Colombia

Ruben Bindra

Advisor, USA

Benjamin Hackman

Immediate Past President, USA

Gary Roskin

Executive Director, USA

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