About PGI

Platinum Guild International (PGI) was founded in 1975 and is a trade organisation supported by the major South African platinum producers.
PGI has specialist teams dedicated to developing demand for platinum jewellery through consumer and trade facing programmes in the four key jewellery markets of China, India, Japan and USA.

Global Leadership Team

Huw Daniel
CEO

Oversees market programs and budgets. Primary liaison with PJDA.

Huw Daniel
CEO

Tim Schlick
CSO

Global strategy lead for PGI, strategic guidance and support for markets.

Tim Schlick
CSO

Dennis Kao
Managing Director, PGI China

Oversees PGI China.

Dennis Kao
Managing Director, PGI China

Vaishali Banerjee
Managing Director, PGI India

Leadership and Management of India Team.
Leads India Leadership Team.

Vaishali Banerjee
Managing Director, PGI India

Hisako Hankinson
President, PGI Japan K.K.

Oversees PGI Japan.

Hisako Hankinson
President, PGI Japan K.K.

Jenny Luker
President, PGI USA

Oversees PGI USA, strategy, business development.

Jenny Luker
President, PGI USA

PGI Research and Publications

The PLATINUM JEWELLERY BUSINESS REVIEW (PJBR) is an annual report by Platinum Guild International (PGI), analysing retail sales of platinum jewellery, trade performance and consumer sentiment in PGI’s four key international platinum jewellery markets of China, India, Japan and USA. Updates to the PJBR throughout the year are updated quarterly. Research for this report is conducted via a survey among a large sample of platinum retail jewellers and is independently analysed and reported by specialist research organisations in each market.


The PGI INSIGHT offers in-depth focus on key market trends in the global and regional platinum jewellery industry.

PGI Insight: the Rejuvenation of Platinum Jewellery in China  

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