Diane Lees is the Director-General of Imperial War Museums, the cultural lead for the Centenary of the FWW. Diane is a Trustee of the IWM Development Trust and a Director of the IWM Trading Co. She is a trustee of The Gerry Holdsworth Special Forces Trust, and the Army Museums Ogilby Trust, and a judge of the Museum & Heritage Awards. She currently chairs the National Museum Directors’ Council, and in February 2014 was appointed to David Cameron’s Holocaust Commission’s Commemoration Expert Group Committee. In April 2014, Diane was appointed to the University of Lincoln’s Board of Governors. In December 2014, Diane was awarded a CBE in the Queen’s New Year’s Honours list for services to museums.