Nowadays personal identities are challenged
by international change both economic and financial, so people and
communities have to adapt themselves. A driving aim for us all is
to retain cultural identity while adopting globalisation.
Diane seeks to help you to manage this change by understanding
your community needs as well as recognising sensitivities and interpreting
Ideas are translated into practical reality by managing the process
of change. This requires collaboration, sharing knowledge and working
with governments and communities to steer their appropriate paths.
Born into a multi cultural background Diane combines her professional
training with her communication and advocacy abilities. This includes
communicating with the public to reach agreement on land regeneration
and management of the natural environment.
Project experience includes:
Communities and urban renaissance - Real
estate regeneration and development projects involving neighbourhood
shopping, doctor’s surgeries, low income and/or affordable
houses, and residential/ commercial mixed schemes, coastal leisure
Socio - economic influences - defining patterns
of development and economic growth that will maximise the achievement
of sustainable development for government/public and corporate
Transport - considering strategic port development,
locating new operations, research, urban and rural development
Urban and Rural coastlines - considering
economic development, leisure and recreation, ICZM, ICM MRM,
Environment - studies that translate the
impact of natural hazards along costs, e.g. rising sea levels,
climate change effects and the implications on the patterns
of development and economic growth.
SME’s – project managing and
developing business asset strategy, site selection and development,
Learning skills – delivering the learning
process, communicating and promoting skills by education, teaching
and motivation, national and international conference presentation/
International community - five years experience
within FIG an International network, UK delegate of Commission
8, Spatial planning involved in chairing working groups and
research into Coastal Mega- cities, Gender, informal settlements.
Land development - project coordination
including community interaction with globalisation process led
by corporate development. Such as ports and extraction industries,
tourism and housing.