As Royal DSM’s global VP OD & Culture, Diane is responsible for DSM’s inclusion and diversity, corporate culture and employee engagement programmes. She sits on DSM’s Digital Acceleration Board, and leads future of work initiatives for the group, including DSM’s partnerships with Catalyst and World Economic Forum on ‘Women & the Future of Work’.
Diane’s career has focused on developing individuals, leaders, and the teams and organizations they work in. She’s previously held senior HR/OD roles in firms in NL, Italy, and the UK at ING Group, Generali, and RSA, establishing global talent management, employee inclusion, and engagement programmes. Before this, she was an external consultant and Programme Director of a Masters in People and Organisation Development.
Diane is an experienced coach and mentor and often works hands-on as a development program designer and facilitator, increasingly leveraging and advocating digital tools as inclusion and engagement platforms.
Diane holds a BA in Literature/History of Art and a Master's degree in Organisational Learning. She is trained in learning design, performance assessment, change management, systemic team facilitation, and coaching.