Diane Earles has over 18 years’ experience, a sustained record of success and an extensive background in diverse service organisations, managing complex marketing projects to achieve challenging objectives. She has held director positions in both clientside and agency marketing organisations, and most notably was the Regional Director of The Chartered Institute of Marketing in the North of England.
She has been a judge for the National Lionheart Challenge since 2006, co-wrote a chapter in the Journal of Customer Behaviour Volume 10 on Marketing Academics and Practitioners, wrote the foreword for Successful Customer Care on a Shoestring (2005) and testimonials for T-Shirts and Suits (2005) and Advanced Marketing Management (2018).
Her current portfolio includes an Associate Lecturer post with Manchester Metropolitan University, Consultant/Freelance contracting, School Governor, Parish Councillor and Non-Executive Director of Lionheart. She is a pragmatic leader and Chartered Marketer who creates robust strategies to translate vision into reality. Her strong analytical, problem-solving and decision-making skills combine with a passion for making a positive difference.