Diane’s background is in psychology and counselling developing group and individual programmes. She has worked in the criminal justice sector for over 20 years including Turning Point, London Probation (as it was then called) and most recently at the Mayor’s Office for Policing And Crime for over eight years where she led on Health (specifically mental health and wider vulnerabilities). She has worked extensively with young people, women and more recently adult males in a forensic setting. Diane holds an MSc in Forensic Mental Health and has been a Magistrate since 2019.  

Diane became chair of the INQUEST board in February 2022.