(IDEX Online) - The Canadian Jewellers Association has appointed Kelly Ross as its managing director, Loss Prevention. Kelly has over two decades of law enforcement experience as a police officer with the Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP).
During his time in the RCMP, Kelly specialized in crimes that involve diamonds, gemstones and precious metals, investigating hundreds of criminal cases involving diamonds, gemstones and precious metals. He was also the lead Canadian delegate to the FATF Diamonds/Money Laundering typology review and is a Judicial Expert on the criminal use of diamonds, gemstones and precious metals in several Canadian Jurisdictions.
For over 17 years Kelly has trained hundreds of police officers over dozens of police agencies on the criminal use of diamonds, gemstones and precious metals. Much of this training was in partnership with Jewellers Vigilance Canada (JVC).
Since 2018, he has volunteered as co-chair of CJA's Loss Prevention Committee....