Diane Thompson

Start of Service – 3 April 2020

Diane is a Trustee for the Alpha Academies Trust (AAT), a member of the Audit, Risk and Finance Committee and the Inclusion and Community Engagement Committee.

Diane became Group Chief Executive of the Honeycomb Group in 2005 after a career spanning over 25 years in socially minded businesses focusing on affordable housing, community investment, new homes support services and social change.

She has led the organization through considerable diversification and growth, with the group employing more than 300 staff and 100 volunteers across the Honeycomb Group, Staffs Housing, Revival, Glow and Concrete.

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.

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