Diane Smith

Diane joined the Commonwealth Foundation in 2011.

In her role as Human Resources Manager she is responsible for all matters relating to the employment lifecycle, from attracting and retaining the most talented individuals, supporting colleagues through learning and development, through to promoting and enabling legal compliance in all contract negotiations.

As an experienced Human Resources professional, Diane previously worked in a variety of organisations in both permanent and interim assignments. These include The Lawn Tennis Association, Sport England, Peterborough Borough Council and Sports Dispute Resolution Panel. Diane has a keen interest in sport and can sometimes be found jogging around Hyde Park with fellow Commonwealth colleagues.