Co-founder of the practice with John Langford in July 1992, now with over 30 years practical experience in public accounting firms. She studied accounting at the University of Tasmania and gained her bachelor in 1985. During 1986 and 1987 Diane worked for a large multinational accounting firm in Melbourne specialising in income and indirect taxes. A return to Hobart saw work in a smaller practice with much more client contact for a further four years. Diane is the Treasurer of the Military Hertitage Foundation of Tasmania and the RPH Print Radio Tasmania Inc.