Prior to joining HS1, Dyan was the Chief Operating Officer at Govia Thameslink Railway. Dyan has worked in several Senior Director roles at Network Rail including Route Managing Director of the West Coast Main Line and Director of Operations. She has over 30 years’ experience in the rail industry.
Dyan, 56, has a Masters in Transport and Logistics from Salford University and is a member of the Chartered Institute for Marketing and Fellow of the Institute of Leadership and Management. She is also a qualified Executive Coach. Dyan has extensive experience in the Boardroom having sat on the Board of an NHS Trust for 5 years, been a Trustee for the Railway Children registered charity, and been a member of the British Transport Police Authority. Dyan is currently NED for East West Railway, a Member of the Advisory Panel to Crossrail and a Trustee for Women in Rail.
Originally from Wiltshire, Dyan is married and has three children and enjoys running, extreme walking and travel. Dyan is an active mentor and coach and is passionate about helping people develop their leadership skills.