Diane is an NGA consultant, and undertakes external reviews of governance for NGA Consultancy, delivers sessions for NGA Training, and facilitates on the NGA Leading Governance development programmes for chairs and boards.
Diane has extensive experience of Ofsted inspections and of recruiting and manging the performance of senior executive leaders. In addition to governance consultancy, Diane is a member of the London Advisory Committee which advises the Ministry of Justice on the recruitment of magistrates across the region.
Diane’s first career was in central government. Diane worked as a senior tax policy specialist, leading on the development of alcohol, tobacco and gambling taxes.
Diane was the chair of governors of a maintained junior school for a number of years. She is currently the chair of the board of trustees of a rapidly expanding multi academy trust, with schools in south east London and Kent.