Diane Henry Lepart is the Founder and Managing Director of FEND Capital Partners Limited, which focuses on investments in scalable and advanced projects and technologies, primarily in agriculture, water and renewable energy, that sustain the environment and enhance life.   Diane is also is an International Private Placement Consultant (Commodities and Real Estate), within a Global Affiliate structure, where her role is business development and transaction due-diligence, and a Senior Advisor to a small number of specialist international projects.  Diane is a former RSA Advisor, and a former Board Member of the Museum of London.  She was a GLA London wide Conservative Candidate for the Assembly and Mayoralty in 2000, and subsequently a Member of the GLA’s Cultural Strategy Group for London, and TfL’s Finance Committee.

Prior to establishing FEND, Diane was a Vice President and the European Head of Asset Management Audit at Lazard.  Diane has over 20 years of City based audit and consultancy experience. She is a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants England & Wales, a Chartered Fellow of the Securities Institute (UK) and a Fellow of the British American Project.  Diane currently serves as a Board Member of the Donmar Warehouse Theatre, a Main Board Member of the Hospital Club (a Vulcan Inc. Investment) and a Trustee of the MOBO Trust.  She is married with two children and lives in London.