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David Dawson

Non Executive Director

David Dawson is a Non Executive Director of ISGM.

David is an Executive Director of IFM Investors’ Private Capital business. IFM Investors is a global investment manager with over A$60 billion under management across listed equities, private equity, infrastructure and debt.

David joined IFM Investors in May 2013 and was previously Head of Private Equity for Hastings Funds Management. Over the past fifteen years, David has been involved in the full range of private equity investment activities in Australia including fund raising and portfolio development, as well as the sourcing of strategic acquisitions, management and sale of investments.

David is a seasoned Non Executive Director having represented Hastings Funds Management and IFM Investors on the board of nine investee companies over the past decade in the packaging, retail, recycling and business services sectors through both buoyant and challenging market conditions.

Previously, David was Co-Head of ANZ Private Equity with joint responsibility for the business’ operations in Sydney, Melbourne, Auckland, Brisbane and Perth. Prior to joining the private equity industry in 2001, David gained extensive corporate advisory experience through the execution of over 20 UK, Australian and cross-border transactions for Rothschild and Coopers & Lybrand.

David is a member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants (England and Wales) and the Australian Institute of Company Directors.