Members Biographies

Ms Diana Eilert

Diana is an experienced Non-Executive Director (NED) and senior executive, having run large businesses during her 25 year executive career.. She is currently appointed to the Boards of Super Retail Group (ASX: SUL), Domain (ASX:DHG) and Elders (ASX:ELD). Her previous NED experience includes Veda (ASX:VED - data analytics and credit), Navitas (ASX:NVT), (ASX:REA) and utility providers Ausgrid, Endeavour Energy, Essential Energy and Queensland Urban Utilities (QUU)

Diana has extensive operational experience as a Group Executive/CEO running large businesses, Partner level skills in strategy with a particular emphasis on customer and data, extensive experience in technology and, in recent years, significant work in digital transformation and models.

With an executive career of more than 25 years, Diana has breadth and depth of senior experience, especially in running very competitive multichannel consumer businesses. Her major roles include Group Executive responsible for Suncorp’s entire insurance business (including GIO) and, later, Group Executive People, Technology, Marketing and Joint Ventures for Suncorp. Diana also worked for 10 years with Citibank with roles as Manager of Retail Bank Credit and Risk, Head of the mortgage business, Head of the retail funds business and Head of the Direct Bank, where she reported to the Country Head.

Diana built her strength in strategic consulting in her early career as a Principal of AT Kearney and, subsequently, as a Partner of IBM Consulting. From 2009 until 2012 she developed her strategy and M&A skills further by consulting to, then as Head of Strategy and Corporate Development for Newscorp (as a member of the Executive team). In this role and as News Ltd Board appointee for (ASX:REA), Diana developed a deep understanding of digital disruption for a large incumbent, new digital world of advertising and emerging global digital trends.