Dianne Adamson

Dianne completed her nursing training at the Royal Adelaide Hospital and gained extensive experience before being appointed Director of Nursing in 1987 at Longueville Private Hospital. In 1990, she become CEO and under her direction the hospital set new Australian benchmarks in fourteen categories relating to service excellence and performance management in a national benchmarking survey.

Dianne has studied extensively in communication, leadership, counselling and coaching including a Master Practitioner course in Neurolinguistic Programming and Acceptance and Commitment Therapy. She belongs to many industry associations and is an Associate Fellow at the Institute of Management. Having presented nationally and internationally, she shares real life experiences and practical strategies that can be applied immediately to support organisations and to instil a sense of ownership and purpose in staff. Di informs, challenges and entertains the spirit of those who listen to her.

Di is often asked what has influenced her thinking.  Click here to read some of her journey from being a Director of Nursing of a private hospital to becoming a consultant specialising in optimising personal and organisational performance.


Jasmine Potter

Jasmine is experienced in change management and project management, having worked extensively in both the computer industry and the health sector. She has degrees in Computer Science and The Arts, and a Masters in Organisational Development. She is currently employed as Change Management Advisor for a major public hospital. Jasmine works with Dianne in undertaking quantitative research for organisations that retain Dianne's services.


Karen Martin

RN, BN (Distinction), Graduate Certificate in Management of Aged Care Services, Graduate Certificate in Clinical Nursing (Aged Care).

Karen is a well known and respected education consultant who has over 40 years extensive experience working in the health and aged care sectors nationally. Karen's expertise extends to organizational education and training planning, implementation and evaluation.

Karen has worked with Di on the successful implementation of leadership coaching courses across large organizations for sustained improved outcomes resulting in one large organization winning multiple industry and national awards for Leadership and Management as well as the Minister's for Ageing Excellence in Education and Training Award.

Karen's role as an associate also includes the provision of evidence based research which underpins program content for Di Adamson. Karen is currently employed as a program coordination manager for the Aged Care Channel where Di is frequently invited to be an expert panellist on teams, leadership and management.