Dawn Bowden

General Manager Corporate Services

Dawn joined the External Reporting Board in September 2022 to lead the team that looks after the corporate functions that keep the organisation running smoothly. She is an experienced senior leader with extensive experience in both the public and private sectors here in New Zealand and the United Kingdom.

Most recently, Dawn has spent the past 6 years with the Ministry for Business, Innovation and Employment where she has held a number of roles, including General Manager Financial Control and Head of People Services.

Dawn is passionate about organisations being people-centred while delivering outcomes efficiently and effectively.

Outside of work, Dawn enjoys spending time with her husband and her two (adult) daughters as well as her 3 Labradors. She also likes to find time to travel and complete building projects.