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 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 as Chair of the Remuneration Committee, 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.