Central Otago-based Dawn Sangster is a Director and farmer of her family farming business Glenayr Ltd – a 2,650 -hectare enterprise which comprises three sheep and beef properties.
Dawn has served on the board of meat company Alliance Group since 2012, and therefore brings considerable experience from the boardroom of a farmers’ co-operative. Over the course of her 30-year farming career, Dawn has been active in many governance roles including being a past trustee of the John McGlashan College Board, and a past member of the Beef + Lamb NZ Farmer Council. She is an accredited school trustee and currently chairs the Community Trust of Maniototo.
A Lincoln University graduate, Dawn holds a Bachelor of Agricultural Commerce in Farm Management, won the 2012 Institute of Directors Otago-Southland Aspiring Director Award and is a Chartered Fellow of the New Zealand Institute of Directors.