Diane Grady AO
BA (Mills), MA (Hawaii), MBA (Harvard), FAICD
Tennis Australia Director since 2016
Ms Grady is a highly regarded company director with extensive international experience across a variety of industries. She has been a full-time independent director since 1994, serving on a range of public company and not-for-profit boards. She was previously a partner of McKinsey & Co, where she led the Consumer Goods, Marketing and Retailing practice in Australia and was a global leader of the Firm’s Organisation, Culture and Change Management practice. Ms Grady is currently a non-executive director on the Boards of Kelsian and Grant Thornton and is on the Strategy Council of Heads Over Heels (a not-for-profit that supports women entrepreneurs seeking to scale up their businesses). Her former directorships include the Macquarie Group, Woolworths, BlueScope Steel, Goodman Group, Lend Lease, and Wattyl. She has also served as a Trustee of The Sydney Opera House, President of Chief Executive Women, Chair of Ascham School, and Chair of The Hunger Project Australia. Ms Grady began playing tennis as a five-year-old in Scottsdale, Arizona, with her love of the sport a key factor in her move to Australia in 1979.