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Dawn Elizabeth Airey (born 15 November 1960) is a British media company executive. She is currently Chair of the National Youth Theatre, Barclays FA Women's Super League and FA Women's championship and is non-executive member of the boards of Getty Images, Thomas Cook, Grosvenor Estates and Blackbird. Dawn is a veteran of the media industry having worked in television for 30 years, holding senior positions at ITV, as well as the first Director of programmes and subsequently CEO and Chair of Channel 5, the UK television station now owned by Viacom International Media Networks, a division of Viacom Inc. She spent three years as Yahoo's Senior Vice President in Europe, The Middle East and Africa, responsible for advertising. Dawn also worked at BSKYB as Managing Director of channels and services. She was chief executive officer (CEO) of Getty Images for three years from 2015 to 2018.

Personal Life

She lives with her civil partner Jacqueline Lawrence (Founder and Chair of The Elma Trust, a non-profit organisation) in West London and Oxford. They have two children.