Diana Sands

Non-Executive Director

Anglogold Ashanti and SP Plus

Diana Sands has over 3 years of business experience across multiple industries and disciplines including six years in the C-suite. She currently serves on the boards of SP+ Corporation (Nasdaq: SP), AngloGold Ashanti (NYSE: AU), and Vmo Aircraft Leasing, a private company backed by Ares Management Corporation. She was previously on the board of PDC Energy, Inc. (Nasdaq: PDCE) until it was acquired by Chevron in August 223. Diana has been actively engaged with strategic decisions both in the board room and as an executive. She brings a pragmatic business headset coupled with strong governance and financial expertise to her roles, including serving as audit committee chair for two boards. She is a versatile leader having worked in global regulated companies as well as those providing a range of business services. Diana is dedicated to philanthropic efforts serving as Board Chair for Start Early, a champion for quality early learning, and on the board of National Philanthropic Trust, the largest independent provider of donor advised funds. 

Diana previously worked at the Boeing Company where she was an executive officer and Senior Vice President, Office of Internal Governance and Administration. Reporting to the CEO and to the audit committee, Diana oversaw a diverse team including ethics & investigations, compliance risk management, internal audit, security, and internal services. Previously, Diana held senior finance roles at Boeing including corporate controller, head of investor relations, and head of financial planning & analysis. Prior experiences include leading financial planning & reporting for General Motors Corporation and working in other finance positions across several companies. She started her career as a certified public accountant.

Diana has an MBA from Northwestern’s Kellogg School of Management, and a BBA from the University of Michigan Ross Business School.