Diana Scott

US Human Capital Center Leader The Conference Board

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Diana Scott

Diana Scott

US Human Capital Center Leader
The Conference Board

Diana Scott is Center Leader of the US Human Capital Center at The Conference Board. She is responsible for Member engagement and drives the strategy, quality, and integration of all human capital offerings including research and insights, peer networks (Councils), Conferences, digital media, convenings, and experiential learning executive events.

Previously, she served as Executive Vice President and Chief Human Resources Officer of The Guardian Life Insurance Company of America, where she led the company’s human capital strategy, driving performance and building culture through talent management, compensation and benefits, organizational development, inclusion and diversity, culture, and employee experience.

Scott joined Guardian from Prologis, a global logistics company and Real Estate Investment Trust (REIT), where she served as CHRO. She has deep experience as a transformational human resources and business leader. She led human resources for John Hancock Financial, after its acquisition by Manulife Financial. During her tenure at John Hancock, Scott was the general manager of the 529 college savings plan; general manager of the Group Insurance Division; and VP, direct distribution and e-commerce and Chief Privacy Officer.

Scott has served on many healthcare and professional boards. She is a Trustee Emeritus of the Massachusetts General Hospital, Institute of Health Professions where she was Chair, Finance/Compensation Committee. She was a member of the Massachusetts Business Roundtable and Chair of the Healthcare Task Force. She served as a director and officer of the John Hancock Life Insurance Company (U.S.A.) and John Hancock Life Insurance Company of New York. Scott was a member of the Boston Symphony Orchestra Board of Overseers and Chair of the Business Partners Committee. An accomplished violinist, Scott was a founding member of New Philharmonia Orchestra, Newton, Massachusetts, and until her transition back to the East Coast, played with Symphony Parnassus in San Francisco, California.

Scott was named one of the Bay Area's Most Influential Women by San Francisco Business Journal. Scott received an AB in German studies from Harvard College.