Diane Unwin - Director (Finance) Head of Finance (Director)
Diane joined us as Head of Finance in 2012, bringing more than 25 years’ experience leading the finance function, implementing successful growth strategies and negotiating complex mergers and acquisitions for a number of high-profile companies. She began her career with Ernst & Young in London, where she was quickly promoted to Senior Manager, before becoming Group Financial Controller for The Tote. She went on to work as Finance Director for Cameron Taylor Group, which was acquired by Scott Wilson in 2006. In 2010 Scott Wilson was acquired by URS and she became Finance Director for the UK Buildings & Infrastructure Sector, where she was responsible for financial reporting and improved the firm’s margins by identifying additional work and assisting with client negotiations.
She studied a degree in French and German at the University of Exeter, before qualifying as a chartered accountant in 1987.