Leadership and Governance Team

Good Prospects prides itself on having and developing the best speech pathologists possible. Key to this is strong professional support for all staff whatever their level of experience. Our professional support and leadership team work hands on with clients and alongside all staff and to ensure that this is possible.’


Diana Bleby

Director, Certified Practising Speech Pathologist

Diana is the Director and Principal Speech Pathologist of the practice with personal specialisations in school age and adolescent therapy along with her long-term pre-school paediatric speech, language and fluency work. She has over 25 years of experience working in State Education as a field speech pathologist and Senior Speech Pathologist/line manager responsible for the induction of new staff. For 10 years she was employed as a Professional Recognition Assessor with Speech Pathology Australia. She holds a Graduate Certificate in Public Sector Management. As a former State Branch President, she is committed to lobbying for effective and appropriate speech pathology services for all people whatever their walk in life..


  • Leadership and Professional Support
  • Advocacy for speech pathology clients and professionals
  • Professional Development for school and pre-school staff
  • Child Speech
  • Early, pre-school, school and adolescent language (including Intellectual Disability and ASD)
  • Literacy
  • Fluency
  • German speaking

Deidre Baird

Deidre Baird

Practice Manager

Deidre has a wealth of experience working in the Home Care and Aged Care Sectors including being a Health and Wellness planner coordinating service providers. Her long history of developing and creating policy in these sectors means that she has a crucial role in ensuring that Good Prospects maintains the highest of standards when it comes to compliance with organisations such as the NDIS, Medicare, SA Health and Private Health Insurance Providers. She is the face of our practice at our main Salisbury office and the person you are most likely to talk to when you first call.


  • Practice Manager
  • Policy and Practice Development
  • Administration
  • Adult and Disability Services Advisor

Bob Schroder

Bob Schroder

Board Chair

Bob is a multi-faceted and experienced general manager and management consultant. He has 32 years’ experience either in senior management positions or as an advisor to senior management and boards across a variety of industries, government and community sectors.

Bob is an experienced board member and a member of the Australian Institute of Company Directors. He holds directorships in several companies and is and has been involved at board level in a number of community-based organisations.

He is a Fellow of the Institute of Managers and Leaders, Australia and New Zealand (previously the Australian Institute of Management), serves on the SA Regional Advisory Committee for the organisation and as a mentor for developing managers.

Bob’s LinkedIn profile provides more information https://www.linkedin.com/in/bob-schroder-jp-fiml-maicd-1a60841a/.


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