Diana currently serves as Electra’s Chief Financial Officer.
Prior to joining Electra, she led the commercial programs sector at Aurora Flight Sciences with responsibility for its P&L. Diana developed and grew Aurora’s portfolio for mobility projects from its beginnings to 180+ team members overseeing the execution of two full-scale eVTOL demonstrator programs for parent company, Boeing, and sportscar manufacturer, Porsche. In addition, she and her team built and executed a portfolio of R&D programs focused on enabling technologies in autonomy, network operations and electric propulsion.
Furthermore, Diana gained experience in aviation product development and aftermarket services via roles in systems engineering for Airbus Group’s MBDA, product engineering for Lufthansa-Technik, and graduate research for avionics developer, Avidyne.
She was also a management consultant for the Boston Consulting Group, executing projects related to setup of new corporate ventures, and program execution in Europe and the Middle East.
Diana holds an MS in Aeronautical Engineering from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and a Bachelors in Electrical Engineering from the University of Queensland, Australia.