Azeema Budhram is the Chief Finance Officer and also a Graduate Gemologist. She has been with the company from its inception in 1988. She performed many roles as an executive, traveling with Lloyd to examine and purchase Gemstones for the company. She assisted Lloyd in his research to inspect and evaluate rare Figurines and Statutes carved from Emeralds and other Gem specimens. Azeema has an eye for details.
She started her career as a Financial Controller with Citigroup and quickly rose to a position as Senior Vice President. She later joined CREDIT SUISSE as Global Expense Controller and BANK OF NEW YORK MELLON as Integration Project Consultant.
Azeema once again is back with Lloyd Associates INC on a full-time basis helping to evaluate and appraise Gemstones, Jewelry Figurines, Statutes and antique Gem Carvings.
M.B.A. in Finance, PACE UNIVERSITY, Lubin Graduate School of Business
Bachelor of Science, Accounting, CUNY, YORK University
Graduate Gemologist, GEMOLOGICAL INSTITUTE OF AMERICA, New York, New York
CFO & GIA Graduate Gemologist
Lloyd Associates Incorporated started out in 1988 as a retailer of gems, jewelry, and minerals. We now mainly apply our knowledge, skills and experience to the appraisals of gems, jewelry, minerals and carvings. We are recognized as one of the world's foremost independent establishments skilled in appraisals of gemstones, jewelry, minerals and carvings. We have appraised some of the rarest and most valuable historical gemstones and carvings dating back to 801 to 1030 AD that are worth more than one billion dollars.