The unitary board of directors of DAWN is chaired by Diederik Fouché, a non-executive director. As the chairman is not independent, Lou Alberts, the lead independent director, fulfils an underpinning role to the chairman. The board composition reflects an appropriate mix of executive and non-executive directors. It comprises six non-executive directors, with three being independent, and three executive directors. The board includes three black directors, translating into 30% black representation, with gender diversity translating into 11% through one of the directors being a white female.