Our People

Di Leight is our Operations Manager and has been part of the Koala family since 2006. Di has a Bachelor of Early Childhood Education, Diploma of Children’s Services, Diploma of Business, Food Safety Supervisor, Educational Leader as well as all industry specific first aid qualifications and has had 25 years’ experience working in the Early Years field.

Prior to coming to Koala, Di was the Team Leader of Children’s Services in the Eastern Region of the Department of Education and Early Childhood Development (previously DHS).

Di has worked her way up through all positions starting as a Child Care Assistant in 1989, to a Director, Consultant, Adviser, Regional Manager and now our Operations Manager.