Diane Smith-Gander AO is a professional non-executive director maintaining a diverse portfolio across different entities, industries and geographies. She is an advocate for gender equity and a past president of CEW, Australia’s pre-eminent women’s advocacy group.
Diane is Chair of Zip Co Limited, DDH1 Limited, HBF Health Ltd and CEDA.
Diane has also been active in sports administration and is a past Chairman of both Basketball Australia Limited, the sport’s peak body, and the (then) Australian Sports Drug Agency. She currently chairs the inaugural Nominations Committee for the World Anti-Doping Agency.
Diane holds an MBA from the University of Sydney and a BEc from the University of Western Australia (UWA), who awarded her an Honorary Doctorate of Economics. She is a Fellow of the AICD and Governance Institute of Australia and an adjunct professor of corporate governance at UWA where she chairs the advisory board of the Business School.
Diane is a keen downhill skier and enjoys spending time in Australia’s premier wine region, Margaret River.