Diana has been a senior leader in secondary education for 22 years including headship and executive headship. She has nine years recent experience as a lead school inspector and is a qualified leadership coach.

  • Bio

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, coupling sound strategic vision and clear operational direction.

She has expertise scrutinizing school wide leadership systems. Diana supports via training and coaching school leaders and their teams to develop positive organisational cultures and systems.

With a proven track record of developing leaders via bespoke training programs, Diana founded The Academy of Women’s Leadership; specializing 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. 

Diana is a twice published author of Courageous Leadership and Women in Leadership

  • Qualifications
  • BSC (Hons) Biomedical Science
  • PGCE science secondary education
  • MA School Effectiveness & School Improvement
  • NPQH National professional qualification Headship
  • NPQSI National professional qualification school inspection
  • ILM Level 5 coaching diploma
  • Areas of Expertise
  • Senior leaders strategic planning
  • Senior and middle leadership development
  • Leadership coaching for headteachers
  • School leadership reviews

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