Nawal Aït-Hocine
Managing Director, Transparence SA

Nawal Aït-Hocine is the Managing Director of Transparence SA, a Swiss-based company. She is a Sustainability, Legal and Compliance Executive with 20 years’ experience managing and protecting corporate risk and reputation while shaping industry best practice in the precious materials, jewellery and the professional services sectors.

For the past 14 years, Nawal has been promoting luxury industry best practice as Cartier’s Corporate Responsibility Director and as a Member of the Board and the Executive Committee of the Responsible Jewellery Council. Prior to Cartier, Nawal worked at three prominent brands as Head of Legal & Compliance at Metalor (a leading precious metals refiner), Head of Compliance EMEA at Reuters and Senior Legal Counsel at SGS. 

Transparence SA provides advisory services and develops solutions for sustainable sourcing, to improve social and environmental performance, and to create inclusive and scalable business models to transform the artisanal and small-scale mining sector.

Nawal holds a PhD in Law, an MSc in International Law and an MSc in Business Economics.