With both a Psychology degree and an LLB Honours degree from the University of Adelaide, Diarmid's first professional career was as a corporate lawyer. With a strong commercial focus, keen analytical skills and attention to detail Diarmid led a number of multi-million dollar merger and acquisition projects, while a Senior Associate at Minter Ellison.
In 2008, keen to pursue his fascination with organisational psychology, Diarmid ventured to London, where he joined the JSB Group. As a Senior Consultant, Diarmid gained extensive experience in facilitating senior leadership development and organisational development projects across Europe at the height of the global financial crisis.
While in the UK, Diarmid completed the Masters level Certificate in Facilitation at the prestigious Henley Business School. With a passion for helping clients to cultivate a culture that delivers sustainable high performance, Diarmid founded Leed Consulting on his return to Australia in 2010.
Diarmid served on the Board of Time For Kids, a not-for-profit operating in the child welfare sector, for more than 7 years, including 2 years as the Chair. In 2018 Diarmid was appointed as a Board Member of Relationship Australia South Australia. Diarmid works with clients as coach, facilitator and cultural change consultant, assisting them to optimise business and people performance at both the organisational and individual level.
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