Arthur Hewett (54) was appointed Executive Head, Human Resources, in September 2013. He joined De Beers at its Kimberley Mines operation in 1991 in the area of talent development and organisational effectiveness. Since then, he has been Senior Human Resources Manager on a number of De Beers' business units and functions, including Group Exploration, DebTech, Kimberley Mines and De Beers Group Services.
He was appointed as Head of HR Upstream in 2008, overseeing the HR function for De Beers' global mining operations and exploration until 2012. Prior to his appointment in 2013 as Executive Head, Human Resources, he held the position of De Beers Group Head of Organisational Effectiveness and Talent.
He holds a Master's degree in psychology (cum laude).