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Cultural Council – CSR & Ethics

The transfer of knowledge, through training, is a matter of great importance to fine watchmaking. It preserves essential skills and guarantees its long-term future.

Fine watches' highly specific characteristics demand equally specific training. This applies to production, which is often typically Swiss, but also distribution and sales on an international scale.


Coordinator

Aurélie Streit

Training Manager at the Fondation de la Haute Horlogerie, coordinator for the Cultural Council


Aurélie Streit served as logistics manager for Sowind group (Girard Perregaux & JeanRichard), before spending four years as project organisation manager at Audemars Piguet. She then joined Piaget as marketing project manager for customer service. Since 2014 Aurélie has been FHH Academy director at the Fondation de la Haute Horlogerie, in charge of developing the Foundation's various training programmes, including sustainability.


Experts // Europe

Charles Chaussepied

Recognized expert in the sustainable supply chains and responsible sourcing for the watch and Jewellery Industry


Today, member of the board of the Responsible Jewellery Council -since 2006- former Chair and Vice Chair of the RJC. Until 2015, Piaget’s Deputy CEO in charge of the Jewellery Business Unit and later, Director of CSR and Corporate Affairs for a total of 13 years. Before joining the luxury sector, Charles was successively, Managing Director at Grange SA and CEO of Toshiba Consumers Products SA. Charles is certified as Chartered Business Administrator, he holds a MBA of the University of Montreal and a Master in Finance from SUPDECO Bordeaux.


Diana Culillas

Secretary General, Swiss Better Gold Association (SBGA)

Diana started her professional path at the International Committee of the Red Cross in the context of the first Russian-Chechen conflict. She then spent 14 years in Africa, Asia and Middle East by being involved in different humanitarian projects. From 2008 to 2018, as the CSR Manager at Chopard Group, she established and led numerous sourcing, environmental, work-life balance and philanthropic initiatives of the brand. Today, Diana leads the SBGA, a pioneering network of industry, finance and service providers representing Swiss gold industry, which supports sustainable development of artisanal small-scale miners and establishes responsible gold value chains from these operations to end market.