Meet NSW/ACT Rural Women’s Award Alumni Member – Diana Gibbs

Diana is standing outside

Diana Gibbs is an economist with post-graduate qualifications in Environmental Studies. She is the principal partner of a consulting practice based on resource economic analyses and strategic planning, with clients throughout Australia, Africa, Asia, and the Middle East.

A partner in a mixed farming enterprise in South West NSW, Diana is also Executive Director of Riverina Wool Growers; a grower-owned company manufacturing pure wool fashion accessories which are sold throughout Australia and overseas under the Diana Gibbs label.

Diana is currently using her skills and experience in regional economics and community development as Chair of the Regional Development Australia Riverina Committee. Until February 2016 she was a Member of the Board of the Murray Darling Basin Authority, working to implement the Basin Plan to maximise triple bottom line outcomes for regional communities.

Diana is a graduate of the Australian Rural Leadership Program (ARLP) and in 2004 graduated from the Australian Institute of Company Directors (AICD) Course receiving an Order of Merit.


  • Community Facilitation
  • Economic analysis
  • Regional Economic Development
  • Strategic Planning


  • Forestry
  • Regional communities
  • Water reform



M 0418 618 914

About nswrwn

NSW Rural Women’s Network is a government program working in innovative ways to promote leadership and action on rural women’s issues. The RWN team is dedicated to connecting and exchanging information with women and stakeholders in rural, regional and remote communities.
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