SBGA comprises a Board of Directors and a Secretary.


Laurent Favre, SBGA’s President, is the founder of the independent watch brand A. Favre & Fils. As such, he represents the manufacturing industry, the end part of the supply chain, and its requirements for a transition towards better practices and responsible sourcing. In addition, his role is to promote the activity of the Association within the industry and final customers.




Olivier Demierre is Senior Vice President Corporate Social Responsibility for the MKS PAMP Group. In that capacity, he leads various ASM metal responsible sourcing initiatives for the Group and participates actively in a number of internal/external responsible sourcing initiatives and forums.




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Luca Taiana is a Senior investment advisor in Sustainable Investing and in Impact Investing. Within SBGA he represents UBS and the financial industry and contributes to the development of a sustainable gold value chain for ASM.  




Philippe Fornier, SBGA Secretary, has been involved with the design and launch on the Better Gold Initiative since its early stage in 2009 with Ms Veerle van Wauwe, Mr Thomas Hentschel and SECO.