Our board members

The Board of Directors of Dale Farm Cooperative consists of 13 non-executive Directors of which 10 are dairy farmers. The current 10 Group Directors dairy farmers are:

Fred Allen

• Randalstown

• Elected 2009

• Chairman from April 2020

David Rea

• Crossgar

• Elected 2008

• Vice-Chairman from April 2020

Ivor Broomfield

• Armagh

• Elected 2020

Steven Brown

• Moneymore

• Elected 2016

Robert Bryson

• Banbridge

• Elected 2013

Robert Fyffe

• Omagh

• Elected 2006

Harold Johnston

• Ahoghill

• Elected 2011

James Murphy

• Tempo

• Elected 2010

David Rowe

• Armoy

• Elected 2014

Norman Thompson

• Banbridge

• Elected 2015

INDEPENDENT DIRECTORS

Stephen Kingon CBE

  • Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants and Principal of Stephen Kingon Associates
  • Chairman of the Centre of Competitiveness
  • Pro Chancellor of Queen’s University Belfast

Ellvena Graham OBE

  • Chairman of the NI Economic Advisory Group
  • Chairman of the Belfast Waterfront & Ulster Hall
  • Member of the Queen’s University Senate

Eugene Lynch

  • Chartered Accountant
  • Previous Managing Director of Hughes Christensen
  • Former Group Operations Director of JP Corry Group Ltd
  • Former CEO of The McAvoy Group Ltd