Diana has a B.A. Hons in Social and Political Science from Cambridge, a BA in Psychology and an MBA from the University of Cape Town.
Starting out as a financial analyst in mergers & acquisitions at Goldman Sachs, she soon turned to marketing and media. As Product Manager in the music industry at EMI industry she managed the marketing campaigns for releases of Major Artists which included Queen, Pink Floyd and Tina Turner.
As a Condé Nast contributing editor and special correspondent in South Africa, she written numerous cover stories on design and architecture. Her commercial writing also includes brand identity creation and content marketing in the luxury hospitality industry. She contributed her skills as communications manager for the Breatheasy charity affiliated to the Red Cross Children’s Hospital in Cape Town.
In 2009 she founded Artemis Wragge, a luxury fashion brand which retailed in Europe and America as well as internationally on Net-a-Porter. She entered the art world in 2016 as Director of I-Management, a Swiss company dealing with artists’ estates as well as art and design acquisitions for a private collector and joined Art Institutions of the 21st Century as a Director in 2018.
She has most recently co-written the research publication ‘When Financial Products Shape Cultural Content’ with Sebastien Montabonel.