Dr Diana Day PhD, BA[Hons1], Dip Ed FAICD

Director of The Career Bureau

Diana Day is a a leading Australian career consultant.

Her clients include organisations and individuals and include HSC students and parents, graduates,  managers, executives,  government agencies professionals and job seekers.

She has unique experience of senior roles across the private sector and the Australian Federal and state/territory governments.  She also is well positioned to support education choices having also worked as a senior academic, educator, research team leader and teacher in many Australian universities.

As well as being a career coach and mentor,  Diana is a highly experienced company director,  an expert in R&D strategy and investment and  a physical and social  scientist and speaker.

Diana  is an Executive Career Coach with the Australian Institute of Company Directors{AICD] and a Fellow of the Institute. 

Recent activities

  • Speaker on the 'Metropolis and Water Security' UNSW Global Water Institute 2016 
  • Sydney Career Expo 2015 Seminar Speaker on 'Ten Ways to Dig In and get the Job and Career You Want' and Workshop presenter for ' Proven Ways to Find the Job and Career You Enjoy'. In addition, Diana gave free career advice  at the career help stand for the  Career Development Association of Australia. 
  •  NSW Workshop facilitator for ‘Where the Jobs Are’, a national 2013-2014 Labour Market Information project delivered by the Career Development Association of Australia and supported by the Australian Department of Employment.
  • Speaker for the Australian Institute of Company Directors forum on Strategy Execution challenges

Other current and recent roles

  • Australian Institute of Company Directors, NSW Counsellor.
  • Adjunct Professor UNSW Global Water Institute, The University of NSW, Sydney Australia
  • Board Member of an AUD  $2.1billion for-profit business, a NSW State Owned Corporation with a regulated asset base of AUD$15 billion.
  • Senior Visiting Fellow at the University of New South Wales, Sydney.
  • Volunteer career consultant to SoldierOn, supporting young Australian Defence Force Veterans to return to work
  • Former Board Member, Murray-Darling Basin Authority and the Australian Maritime College

 Career and business memberships and accreditations

  • Professional Member, Career Development Association of Australia
  • Accredited Trainer status with the International Adult Career Development Network CA, USA.
  • Fellow,  the Australian Institute of Company Directors
  • Applied Suicide Intervention Skills Training Accreditation.  Federal Department of Veterans Affairs
  • Academic Staff Postgraduate Research Supervisor Training Program Graduate , University of Sydney NSW  
  • Graduate, Australian Institute of Company Directors Development Course and Course updates.

Formal Education

Doctorate (PhD) from the University of New England, NSW, Australia  

BA (Hons 1)  University of Newcastle NSW, Australia.

Diploma in Education, University of Newcastle, NSW Australia