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Diana Goddard (usually just called Goddard) was the highly efficient and ruthless personal assistant to Henry van Statten. Over the course of just one day in 2012, her career path went from replacing the old assistant to taking over GeoComTex, van Statten's company.

Goddard had a sardonic sense of humour, much like her employer. She found the Democratic Party "funny" and hoped that they would win the next Presidential election, an event over which van Statten implied he had control.

Goddard told the Ninth Doctor to "shut it" before recognising him as an ally. Van Statten accorded her a rare degree of respect. After the Doctor and Rose Tyler had destroyed the Dalek let loose in the Vault, Goddard orchestrated a corporate palace coup of sorts and took over from van Statten, demonstrating her ruthlessness by ordering his memory wiped and her former boss dumped on a street corner in some city starting with the letter "S". While ruthless and good at her job, she was not without a heart and was utterly horrified at her boss' deeming his soldiers "dispensable" and any regret over causing the deaths of 200 personnel.

Biography from the TARDIS Data Core article, licensed under CC-BY-SA