Diane is a non-executive director of Standard Life Private Equity Trust plc, PraxisIFM Group Limited and SEI Investments (Europe) Ltd and is a director of Acorn Capital Advisers Limited. Most recently Diane was also a non-executive director of Brooks Macdonald Group Plc, serving a nine-year tenure. Diane has significant industry experience, having worked at Deutsche Asset Management Group (previously Morgan Grenfell) for over 23 years where she held various senior positions, including CIO and CEO for Asia.

Diane subsequently spent nine years at LGM Investments Limited, a specialist global emerging and frontier markets equities manager, where she was global head of relationship management. Her non-executive experience spans the quoted wealth and asset management, global equity, private equity, investment services and VCT sectors. She is a pro-bono member of the Investment Committees of Newnham College, Cambridge and the Canal & River Trust.