Fundraising Committee and Governance Committee
Diana Williams has over twenty years’ experience in the art and heritage fields in the UK and South Africa. Diana began her career in the arts field with St Paul’s Cathedral Foundation, spearheading the £40 million campaign to clean and restore the historic building in time for the 300th anniversary.
Diana moved to South Africa in 2003 and began a long term association with Business and Arts South Africa as founding Director of the business Mentorship programme for the arts and then as Education programme Manager, sponsored by RMB, designed to upskill and train arts organisations in best business practice.
Diana was also launch Project Manager of ART WEEK Joburg with VANSA, a weeklong programme of events at galleries, arts spaces and museums around the city. She joined the Board of the Association of Visual Arts (AVA) in September 2016. In 2017, she launched Art Trails, a tour guiding business for visitors to Cape Town, providing insight into the current contemporary art scene.