Diana Gibbs is a resource economist with over forty years' experience. She has worked throughout Australia, and also in the Middle East and Africa, for wide range of corporate and public sector clients. She holds degrees in resource economics and environmental economics, and a Graduate Diploma from the Australian Institute of Company Directors.
In addition to her role as Principal of Diana Gibbs & Partners (strategic planning and economic development consultants), Diana also holds part-time positions as :
Chair, Regional Development Australia – Riverina
Deputy Chair, NSW Regional Development Advisory Council
Director, NSW Rural Assistance Authority
Director, Riverina Local Land Services
Member, NSW Climate Change Council
Executive Director of Riverina Wool Growers P/L (a producer-owned wool marketing group)
Diana has recently stepped down from her position as a Member of the Board of the Murray Darling Basin Authority, and has previously served as a Director of many other bodies involved in regional development and research relating to rural industries. She was awarded the Rural Women's Award for NSW in 2000, and is also a partner in her family farming enterprise outside Wagga Wagga.