Diana Arokiam


Before joining the Center for Creative Leadership©, Diana spent 15 years at Standard Bank and worked across the corporate investment and personal banking sectors.  She was involved in designing and delivering techinical training to employees and large corporate clients.  Diana also worked as a programme manager at the Standard Bank Global Leadership Centre where she co-designed and implemented leadership programmes across leadership levels from supervisory to director level, managed service provider delivery milestones and return on leadership learning.

Diana has extensive experience in programme management, design, faciliation and business coaching.

At the Center for Creative Leadership Diana has worked with clients across sectors such as; financial services (banking and insurance), state owned enterprises, government, broadcasting, FMCG, telecommunications and learned from their approaches, success and failures.  She has successfully implemented digital innovation and leadership programmes in South Africa, Malawi, Kenya, Nigeria, Ghana, Togo, Senegal and Zimbabwe. 

Diana has partnered with clients to address their digital transformation strategy and created solutions that provide practical leadership skills and accelerate business initiatives.  In her role as business coach many of the business prototypes have been successfully tested and earmarked for implementation into business. 

 Current Role

Diana’s current role at the Center for Creative Leadership involves partnering with clients to create innovative and customised solutions to develop leadership capability and business results that matter. In this role she is also active in programme delivery and coaching business prototypes to impact digital transformation.  She also manages the work of faculty and coaches and ensures that they are supported and equipped to deliver outstanding client work.

Educational Background

  • Bachelor of Commerce Honours (Human Resource Management), University of Johannesburg
  • Bachelor of Commerce (Industrial Psychology), University of South Africa
  • Professional Business Coaching certification, Gordon Institute of Business

 Personal Interests

Enjoys music, reading, hiking (summiting Mount Kililmanjaro is on her bucket list).

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