Diana Burke is a respected Information Technology leader with more than 40 years of technology and business experience in the global financial industry, at various leadership and senior executive levels. Diana has strong technical knowledge of legacy and leading edge technologies with the ability to lead the architecture design and development for major financial systems such as Internet banking, point-of-sale, card services, banking machines and international wire transfers. She has a proven track record to effectively build and lead a team of highly skilled operational and technical professionals that was demonstrated through several corporate team annual and individual recognition awards.
During her career Diana was a senior information security executive with deep experience in the development of global strategies, organization, policies, standards, tools and techniques to effectively and securely support the businesses of a global leading financial institution. As a global Chief Information Security Officer she served on security advisory boards nationally, internationally and for Microsoft’s first Global Security Council.
Diana has been involved in community programs, leading diversity initiatives and as a Director or Chair of Boards for charitable organizations. This included the Past President of the People Bridge Charitable Foundation; President of the International Women’s Forum Toronto Chapter; Director at the Toronto Rehabilitation Institute; and various board positions at PACE Canada. She is a former member of the Ryerson University RBC Institute for Disability Studies and Research Advisory Board.
Diana has also attempted to enter politics twice as a nomination candidate for a Canadian federal party.
She has a BA in History from Queen’s University and is a 2018 Harvard Advanced Leadership Initiative Fellow.