With 22 years’ experience leading secondary education, including six years as a successful head teacher in a London secondary school and as an executive head – Diana works at the cutting edge of leadership development. She is known as a resilient school leader, skilled in urban leadership under challenging circumstances. Diana has substantial success in developing school wide models that strategically enhance the quality of teaching and learning across the curriculum and can couple sound strategic vision whilst giving clear operational direction. Diana is a school inspector, with developed expertise scrutinizing school wide leadership systems.
With a proven track record of developing leaders via bespoke training programs, Diana founded The Academy of Women’s Leadership; specialising in supporting women to grow the leadership cultures of their organisations and to flourish as leaders established in confidence, Diana has established capability in mentoring and supporting leaders facing challenging circumstances and change. She is the author of Courageous Leadership, a humorous book that gives leaders’ strategies for to shape their leadership experience, and Women in Leadership.
Successful leaders have someone in their corner who understands and has overcome similar challenges. We all need an advocate and that is what Diana becomes when you work together, an advocate for your leadership.