Business strategy titan. Team-weaver. 

Saving the world. 

 
 

         

 

Diana David is a strategist, innovator and entrepreneur. She spent the past decade as part of the Financial Times' senior management group, reporting to the board and in charge of developing and delivering the FT's global strategy. She is also on the boards of NEST.vc, Davinci Labs, the American Chamber of Commerce in Hong Kong, and Teach4HK. Previously, she was the past elected Vice Chairman of the Executive Board of the Society of Publishers Asia.

Diana is a member of the Women Corporate Directors and The Women’s Foundation and past recipient of Asia Society’s Asia 21 Young Leaders award as well as a Luce Foundation Scholar. Diana has an MBA from Columbia University and a Financial Times Non-Executive Directors Diploma.

Diana brings over twenty years of international experience in business strategy, investment, turnarounds and talent development across the US, Europe and Asia. Early in her career, she worked on high level strategy as a management consultant and began her career as an assistant to Dr. Henry Kissinger at Kissinger Associates in New York. 

She launched the Financial Times Non-Executive Directors Diploma in Asia. Developed with Pearson, this is the first global post-graduate course specifically focused on training independent non-executive directors in the skills necessary to make a positive impact on board effectiveness and governance.

Diana has entrepreneurial DNA with broad experience across start ups, private equity and consulting.