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Waterways Ireland Appoints Dawn Livingstone as Chief Executive

29th July 2013
Waterways Ireland Appoints Dawn Livingstone as Chief Executive

#waterwaysireland – Dawn Livingstone has been appointed Chief Executive of Waterways Ireland and takes up post at the end of July 2013.
A committed outdoor recreationalist, Dawn joined Waterways Ireland in 2002 as the Head of Strategy & Policy. She established an Equality Scheme and led the integration of accessibility into project design and maintenance programmes. In 2008 Dawn moved to become Head of Property & Legal where she has modernised the organisations approach to both property management and legal matters.
Prior to working for Waterways Ireland, Dawn was Director of Share, a Charity promoting opportunities for integration between able bodied people and people with special needs of all age's, backgrounds and abilities. During her tenure Share grew to become a 220 bed residential activity centre on 60 acres, with a 300 seat multi-purpose theatre /arts/ bar complex, 50 berth marina, and indoor leisure suite. Dawn's entrepreneurial work in this role was recognised with the award of the Gallagher's Northern Ireland Business Women of the year winner in 1988
Dawn holds an MBA from the University of Ulster. Dawn is NI Trustee to the Family Fund, a member of the Consumer Council of NI and a Trustee of the Lloyds TSB NI Foundation. Originally from Co Down, and a keen sailor and gardener, Dawn is married with two daughters.

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