Diane Thompson

Start of Service – 3 April 2020

Diane is a Trustee of the Alpha Academies Trust, Vice Chair, Chair of Inclusion, Community and Engagement Committee and a member of the Audit, Risk and Finance Committee.

Diane is an authentic leader with an interest in the development and growth of people and businesses. She has spent her career in the housing, not-for-profit and charitable sectors, 18 years as CEO responsible for setting the Vision, strategy, and business plan with accountability for all day-to-day operations.  Diane brings previous Director experience for new housing development, asset management, regeneration, and corporate services. Diane has led and grown a business that has impacted people’s lives and created social change for those that need it most.

She is motivated and passionate about people and leads with the aim of helping everyone to contribute to a business and to understand the value and difference they can make.

Diane has great passion for helping leaders and business grow and prosper.  She is a Co-Chair of a Vistage UK Group in Birmingham working with Business leaders and undertakes some private coaching work to support individual growth and development.  She has an MBA in Housing and Post Graduate certificate in coaching.

Diane has great passion for providing services which can make a real difference to people’s lives. She believes in the importance of investing in people and culture as a foundation for success. She has an MBA in Housing and is a member of the Stoke-on-Trent Health and Wellbeing Board.