As CLP Project Manager Diane leads on the intensive learning strand, the CLP development priority - diversity (BAME, Disabled & Women leaders) and the Meeting the Challenge Development Programme. Diane devised and leads on CLP’s communications strategy; directing and overseeing the brand re-fresh, web and social media developments, PR, campaigns and events including ‘CLP’s 3rd Birthday’, ‘Women to Watch’ and ‘re:freshers’. Her formal education includes art, fashion design, media & communication (BA Hons) and visual communication (MA). She was co-founder of Spirit Arts, a multi-media, performance and education company. Diane has worked as a freelance video artist, creative consultant, educator, theatre producer and festival programmer. Previous roles include Head of Projects at Contact and Head of Creative Development at Bernie Grant Arts Centre. She also created and led the decibel regional programme & team for ACE West Midlands.