Head of Group Strategy at The De Beers Group of Companies
Esther Oberbeck is Head of Group Strategy at De Beers. Working with the De Beers Executive Committee and with teams across De Beers, Group Strategy develops and recommends future strategy options for the Group and supports business units in implementing the agreed strategy. Group Strategy is also responsible for diamond supply, demand and price forecasts, underpinned by market insight and data analytics.
Esther joined De Beers in 2002 as US Marketing Planning Manager. From 2006, she managed the company’s Marketing Planning area. In 2008, she became Group Strategy Manager and in 2011 became Head of Group Strategy. She is a De Beers UK Director and a trustee of the De Beers UK Pension Fund.