As a member of College executive, Di is responsible for the 68 professional staff who provide the corporate services to support the academic endeavour of the College. This includes HR, Finance, IT, Facilities and Services, Student Admin, Event Management, Research Administration, Marketing and Communications.
She also leads special projects for the College such as major building projects and provides strategic planning, governance and leadership in the College Executive team.
Di is a public policy and program management professional and has worked in the Australian, Victorian and Western Australian Governments for over 22 years. Most recently she was the program management senior executive who led the very successful implementation of digital TV in Australia.
Before this she worked on freight transport network regulation and Murray Darling water negotiations for the Victorian Government, the national road and rail program in the Australian Government and about 15 years in the Western Australian Department of Transport in roles as diverse as taxi regulation, marine safety, aviation policy, remote aerodrome programs, regional school bus policy, public transport provision and as a ministerial adviser.
Di is a Chartered Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport Australia and holds a Company Director's Diploma (GAICD).