Diane is an experienced Non Executive and Chair with positions across the quoted Wealth and Asset Management, Asian Equity, Private Equity, Investment Services and VCT sectors. She is also a Partner of Acorn Capital Advisers, an independent adviser to family offices and families.
Her executive career in investment management included roles as CIO, CEO and portfolio manager with considerable international experience, particularly in Asia and across global, boutique and start-up businesses.
Currently Diane's roles include Non-Executive Director of Brooks Macdonald Group PLC and, until recently, Chair of their Remuneration Committee. She is a Non-Executive Director of Standard Life Private Equity Trust PLC and PraxisIFM Group Limited. Her pro bono work includes serving as an Investment Committee Member of Newnham College, Cambridge.
Diane graduated from Cambridge University and holds a Master of Arts in Economics.