Dianne Walker

Born and raised in north Wales, Dianne brings more than 30 years’ experience in finance and board advisory roles. She has had a long career as a trusted adviser to a wide variety of businesses and ownership structures, from multi-national PLCs, private and public bodies, as well as employee-owned and owner-managed businesses, including private equity backed businesses.

A Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England & Wales Chartered Accountant, and an award-winning non-executive director, Dianne was previously part of the senior management team of PricewaterhouseCoopers in Manchester, providing guidance to a broad portfolio of clients, with responsibility for Audit, Risk Management as well as M&A Transaction Services .

Currently combining a portfolio of main board non-executive roles, Dianne is currently Chair of the Audit and Risk Committee at Inspired plc, Chair of the Remuneration Committee of Victorian Plumbing PLC and Senior Independent non-executive Director of Scott Bader Group.

Dianne is Chair of the Board at J&L Elevator Components Ltd, an employee-owned business based in St Asaph. Until recently, she served as non-executive member of the North Wales Police Joint Audit Committee.

Dianne holds a first-class dual honours degree in Economics, Accounting & Financial Management from the University of Sheffield. She was recently awarded a Sunday Times Non-Executive Director of the Year Award, and regularly contributes to panel discussions on board governance matters.

In addition to her professional responsibilities, Dianne plays a prominent role in several voluntary and community projects in Cheshire, where she lives with her family.